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The Blooming of the French Lilac

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The Blooming of the French Lilac

L A Witters. J Clin Invest.

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The bloom of the French lilac. This blooming G. officinalis (Goat’s rue; French lilac; Italian fitch) is rich in guanidine. The plant’s long-recognized hypoglycemic properties led eventually to the synthesis of the biguanide compound metformin.

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