Definition of Windaus, Adolf in English:

Share this entry

Windaus, Adolf

Pronunciation: /ˈvinˌdous/
(1876–1959), German organic chemist. He did pioneering work on the chemistry and structure of steroids and their derivatives, notably cholesterol. He also investigated the D vitamins and vitamin B1 and discovered histamine. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1928).

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Win·daus, Adolf

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.