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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Ilex vomitoria as a native source of caffeine

Author(s): F. B. Power and V. K. Chesnut

Month: Aug
Year: 1919

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of the American Chemical Society
Volume: 41
Issue: 8
Pages: 1307-1312

Article Topic(s): Chemistry,Human Use,Ethnobotany
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Ilex vomitoria (Yaupon),

Abstract

This early article describes research motivated by war activities to find alternative sources of caffeine. The results describe the caffeine content in Ilex vomitoria.

Suggested Citation

F. B. Power and V. K. Chesnut. "Ilex vomitoria as a native source of caffeine." Journal of the American Chemical Society 41.8 (1919): 1307-1312.

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ISSN: 0002-7863
DOI: 10.1021/ja02229a019

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