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Atropa belladonna
  1. M K Davies,
  2. A Hollman

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Atropa belladonna is deadly nightshade, a very poisonous plant named by Linnaeus after one of the Fates, Atropus, who cut the thread of life. Atropine is obtained from its leaf and berries and was first isolated in 1831. In 1867 von Bezold …

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