Definition of Baeyer, Adolph von in English:

Baeyer, Adolph von

Line breaks: Ad¦olph von Bae¦yer
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪə
 
, ˈbaɪɐ/
( 1835–1917), German organic chemist; full name Adolph Johann Friedrich Wilhelm von Baeyer. He prepared the first barbiturates and investigated dyes, synthesizing indigo and determining its structural formula. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1905).

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