Charles Joseph Tanret
Charles Joseph Tanret (9 August 1847, in Joinville, France – 10 July 1917, in Paris) was a French pharmacist and chemist.
His son Georges was also a pharmacist, specialist of plant chemistry. Georges Tanret identified an alkaloid (galegine) from Galega officinalis that was evaluated in clinical trials in patients with diabetes in the 1920s and 1930s.
- Sur les modifications moléculaires du glucose. C. Tanret, Comptes Rendus 1895; 120: 1060–1062
- An investigation of quebrachitol as a sweetening agent for diabetics. Robert Alexander McCance and Robert Daniel Lawrence, Biochem J. 1933; 27(4): 986–989
- Simonnet H, Tanret G. Sur les propietes hypoglycemiantes du sulfate de galegine. Bull Soc Chim Biol Paris 1927
- Bailey CJ, Campbell IW, Chan JCN, Davidson JA, Howlett HCS, Ritz P (eds). 2007. Metformin: the Gold Standard. A Scientific handbook; Chichester: Wiley. Chapter 1: Galegine and antidiabetic plants
- Charles Joseph Tanret on Société d'Histoire de la Pharmacie website (French)
- Charles Joseph Tanret on fr.wikipedia.com (French)
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