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Hey, is that a natural product?!

A man-made chemical structure is actually a natural product!

Posted by naturalproductman on September 6, 2013

Here’s an interesting report from ACIE: Michel De Waard and co-workers from CNRS found tramadol, a compound designed as a simplified structure of morphine to treat pain and manufactured by Grunenthal GmbH (Germany), in Nauclea latifolia Sm. (Rubiaceae) plant, also known as the African peach or pincushion plant.

Root

ACIE paper

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