Windaus
biographical name Adolf Otto Reinhold 1876-1959 German chemist

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  • Windaus — Windaus, Adolf …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Windaus — [vin′dous] Adolph (Otto Rheinhold) [ä′dō̂lf] 1876 1959; Ger. chemist …   English World dictionary

  • Windaus — Adolf Windaus Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus (* 25. Dezember 1876 in Berlin; † 9. Juni 1959 in Göttingen), war ein deutscher Chemiker und Biochemiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Windaus — Wịndaus,   Adolf Otto Reinhold, Chemiker, * Berlin 25. 12. 1876, ✝ Göttingen 9. 6. 1959; Professor in Innsbruck (1913 15) und Göttingen. Windaus untersuchte den Aufbau der Sterine (besonders des Cholesterins und des Ergosterins), stellte ihren… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Windaus — noun German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876 1959) • Syn: ↑Adolf Windaus • Instance Hypernyms: ↑chemist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Windaus — /vin dows/, n. Adolf /ah dawlf/, 1876 1959, German chemist: Nobel prize 1928. * * * …   Universalium

  • Windaus — Win•daus [[t]ˈvɪn daʊs[/t]] n. big Adolf, 1876–1959, German chemist …   From formal English to slang

  • Windaus, Adolf — ▪ German chemist born Dec. 25, 1876, Berlin, Ger. died June 9, 1959, Göttingen, W.Ger.       German organic chemist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1928 for research on substances, notably vitamin D, that play important biological… …   Universalium

  • Windaus , Adolf Otto Reinhold — (1876–1959) German chemist Windaus studied medicine at the university in his native city of Berlin and at Freiburg University, where he changed to chemistry under the influence of Emil Fischer. After holding chairs in Freiburg and Innsbruck he… …   Scientists

  • Windaus,Adolf — Win·daus (vĭnʹdous ), Adolf. 1876 1959. German chemist. He won a 1928 Nobel Prize for conducting research on sterols and their connection with vitamins. * * * …   Universalium

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