Pelletier

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Pelletier

(French pɛltje)
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(Biography) Pierre Joseph (pjɛr ʒozɛf). 1788–1842, French chemist, who isolated quinine, chlorophyll, and other chemical substances
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Two who were particularly keen on research into plant chemistry were the French chemists Pierre-Joseph Pelletier (1788-1842) and Joseph-Bienaime Caventou (1795-1877).