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- n. An alkaloid and synthetic precursor to atropine.
The theory is illustrated by Sir Robert's famous synthesis of tropinone, a substance closely related to cocaine.
Walton, N.; Christou, P.; Drager, B.; Leech, M.J.: Functional expression of tropinone reductase I (trI) and hyoscyamine - 6b-hydroxylase (h6h) from Hyoscyamus niger in Nicotiana tabacum.
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