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Contact: John C. D'Auria
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

Coca Plant and the Molecular Structure of Cocaine

Caption: This is the coca plant (Erythroxylum coca) and the molecular structure of cocaine (grey: carbon, blue: nitrogen, red: oxygen, white: hydrogen).

Credit: Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology/ D’Auria, Jirschitzka

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