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Windaus, Adolf

Line breaks: Adolf Win|daus
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪndaʊs
 
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Definition of Windaus, Adolf in English:

( 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).

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