Butenandt


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Butenandt

Adolf Frederick Johann. 1903--95, German organic chemist. He shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1939) for his pioneering work on sex hormones
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Box 100131,33501 Bielefeld, Germany (f) Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology, Butenandt Str.
Estrone was isolated from the urine of pregnant women in 1929 by Butenandt and estriol discovered in human pregnancy urine in 1930 (Utian 1999).
1) It was not until the 1930s that Butenandt isolated the first androgen of androsterone.