Antoine François Boutron-Charlard

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  • Jaime Wisniak Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas

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asparagine, aspartic acid, bitter almond, castor oil, civet, coniine, hemlock, hydrotitrimetry, mummification, Napoleon, quillaia saponaria, tapioca, turbith

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Antoine François Boutron-Charlard (1796-1879), a French pharmacist, devoted most of his research efforts, alone or with his colleagues, to the isolation of the active principles present in vegetable and animal matter, among them bitter almonds, mustard, hemlock, coffee, beans of Tonka, tobacco, asparagus, castor oil, tapioca, civet, lactic acid, etc. He also analyzed mineral waters, the waters from the Seine and the Marne and the waters that fed the public fountains of Paris; analyzed the waters of the Dead Sea and the Jordan River, and developed a hydrotitrimetric method for analyzing waters in general.

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2018-04-19

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Wisniak, J. (2018). Antoine François Boutron-Charlard. Revista CENIC Ciencias Biológicas, 47(1), 53-62. Recuperado a partir de https://revista.cnic.cu/index.php/RevBiol/article/view/41

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