Pierre-Joseph Pelletier researched vegetable alkaloids discovered quinine, strychnine

Pierre-Joseph Pelletier – co-discoverer of quinine & strychnine

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Published by : Data Research Analyst, Worldofchemicals.com

Biography & contributions

Pierre-Joseph Pelletier was born on March 22, 1788

Pelletier was a French chemist

He researched vegetable alkaloids

Pelletier discovered quinine, strychnine and many other alkaloids

He also isolated chlorophyll

Pelletier was especially noted for his introduction of new methods of generating organic substances

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