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A benzoisoquinoline that is the metabolic precursor of several tetrahydrobenzylisoquinoline alkaloids including (from Papaver somniferum): codeine, noscapine, papaverine, and morphine. It is derived from two molecules of tyrosine and three molecules of S ‐adenosylmethionine, which contribute their methyl groups.


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