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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Batt, William (1744–1812), physician and chemist

[Anon.].

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Medicinal Chemistry. 327 words.

Batt, William (1744–1812), physician and chemist, was born at Collingbourne, Wiltshire, on 18 June 1744, and is said to have been a student at Oxford University. He then studied medicine in...

Kirwan, Richard (1733–1812), chemist and mineralogist

E. L. Scott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Mineralogy and Gems; Medicinal Chemistry. 1420 words.

Kirwan, Richard (1733–1812), chemist and mineralogist, was born at Cloghballymore House, near Kinvara, co. Galway, Ireland, the second son of Martin Kirwan (d. 1741) of Cregg Castle, near...

Faraday, Michael (1791–1867)

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 103 words.

who received little formal education. He started to experiment on electricity and in 1812 attended lectures by Sir Humphry *

Fehling’s test

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 94 words.

A chemical test to detect reducing sugars and aldehydes in solution, devised by the German chemist Hermann Fehling (1812–85...

Faraday, Michael (1791–1867)

Edited by Richard Rennie and Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 109 words.

who received little formal education. He started to experiment on electricity and in 1812 attended lectures by Sir Humphry *...

sulfite reductase

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

abbr.: SiR.

1 sulfite reductase (NADPH) EC 1.8.1.2; systematic name: hydrogen sulfide:NADP+ oxidoreductase; the enzyme responsible for interconversion of...

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Millon's reaction

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The formation of red complexes when compounds containing the hydroxybenzene group are heated with Millon's reagent. The reaction is given by proteins that contain one or more tyrosine...

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Millon's reagent

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A solution of mercury(II) nitrate and nitrous acid used to test for proteins. The sample is added to the reagent and heated for two minutes at 95°C; the formation of a red precipitate...

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explosive

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

A compound or mixture that, when ignited or detonated, undergoes a rapid violent chemical reaction that produces large amounts of gas and heat, accompanied by light, sound and a...

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Garnett, Thomas (1766–1802), chemist and physician

Robert Fox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Medicinal Chemistry. 1264 words.

Garnett, Thomas (1766–1802), chemist and physician, was born on 21 April 1766 at Casterton, near Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland, the elder of the two sons of John Garnett (1736–1812) and his...

Fehling's test

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Biological Sciences.

A chemical test to detect reducing sugars and aldehydes in solution, devised by the German chemist H. C. von Fehling (1812–85). Fehling's solution consists of Fehlings A (copper(II)...

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Pattinson, Hugh Lee (1796–1858), metallurgical chemist

B. B. Woodward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 717 words.

Pattinson, Hugh Lee (1796–1858), metallurgical chemist, was born on 25 December 1796, at Alston, Cumberland, the son of Thomas Pattinson, a shopkeeper of that town, and his wife, Margaret...

Comparison of observed skeleton retention of strontium in average indian adult with the value predicted by the ICRP biokinetic model

Suma Nair, A. S. Pradhan, D. D. Jaiswal, I. S. Singh and S. P. Garg.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

July 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 2681 words.

The daily dietary intake of strontium and its content in skeleton, for an Indian adult population group were estimated by experimentally measuring its concentration in total cooked diet and...

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Dana, Samuel Luther

Robert M. Hawthorne.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry. 806 words.

Dana, Samuel Luther (11 July 1795–11 March 1868), chemist, was born in Amherst, New Hampshire, the son of Luther Dana, a merchant and sea captain, and Lucy Giddings. His elder brother was...

ACCURACY OF SIZE-SPECIFIC DOSE ESTIMATE CALCULATION FROM CENTER SLICE IN COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

Johannes Boos, Patric Kröpil, Oliver Th Bethge, Joel Aissa, Christoph Schleich, Lino Morris Sawicki, Niklas Heinzler, Gerald Antoch and Christoph Thomas.

in Radiation Protection Dosimetry

January 2018; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Nuclear Chemistry, Photochemistry, and Radiation. 4788 words.

Abstract

To evaluate the accuracy of size-specific dose estimate (SSDE) calculation from center slice with water-equivalent diameter (Dw) and effective...

Walker, John (1781–1859), chemist and inventor of a friction match

Christopher F. Lindsey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 767 words.

Walker, John (1781–1859), chemist and inventor of a friction match, was born at 104 High Street, Stockton-on-Tees, on 29 May 1781, the third son of John Walker (1748–1812), a grocer, and...

Frazer, John Fries

Mark D. Bowles.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 853 words.

Frazer, John Fries (08 July 1812–12 October 1872), scientist and educator, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Robert Frazer, a lawyer, and Elizabeth Fries. By the time he...

Boyé, Martin Hans

George B. Kauffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1249 words.

Boyé, Martin Hans (06 December 1812–05 March 1909), chemist and geologist, was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, the son of Mark Boyé, a chemist and superintendent of the Royal Porcelain...

White, John Campbell, Baron Overtoun (1843–1908), philanthropist and chemical manufacturer

Lionel Alexander Ritchie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 898 words.

White, John Campbell, Baron Overtoun (1843–1908), philanthropist and chemical manufacturer, was born at Hayfield, near Rutherglen, on 21 November 1843, the middle child of seven and only...

Howard, Luke (1772–1864), manufacturing chemist and meteorologist

Jim Burton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1750 words.

Howard, Luke (1772–1864), manufacturing chemist and meteorologist, was born on 28 November 1772 in London, one of the several children of Robert Howard (1738–1812) and his wife, Elizabeth...