Date of Award
Bachelor of Science
The purpose of the work has been to attempt to prepare some compounds of the purine group with regard to their possible use in cardiotherapy. Some of the purine derivatives such as caffeine, theobromide, and theophylline under certain conditions exert a stimulating effect on the heart, but under these conditions exert a stimulating effect on the heart, but under these conditions they usually also produce an undesirable rise in the blood pressure.
Leubner, Gerhard W., "A Preliminary Investigation of Certain Purine Thiocyanate Complexes" (1943). Honors Theses. 1991.