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Adolf von Baeyer

(1835—1917) German organic chemist


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(1835–1917)

German organic chemist noted for his work on organic synthesis. He synthesized and determined the structure of indigo and also synthesized some of the first barbiturates. In his work on carbon rings he formulated his strain theory. Bayer was awarded the 1905 Nobel Prize for chemistry.

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