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d - Tubocurarin

d-tubocurarine is one of the active principles of the arrow poison (curare) of South American Indians. A number of compounds with the effects of curare but with different chemical structures exist. All of them have one common feature: two ionized nitrogen atoms with a gap of 10 - 14 Angström between them

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