Aleksei Albitskii

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Al’bitskii, Aleksei Andreevich


Born May 13 (25), 1860; died Jan. 10, 1920. Russian organic chemist, student of A. M. Butlerov and A. M. Zaitsev.

Al’bitskii graduated from the University of St. Petersburg in 1882. He became a professor at the University of Kazan in 1902 and at the University of Kharkov in 1903. Al’bitskii took part in organizing women’s higher education in Kharkov. He established the possibility of converting fatty dioxy-acids to unsaturated acids and developed a convenient method for obtaining anhydrides of higher fatty acids.


O nekotorykh prevrashcheniiakh oleinovoi i drugikh blizkikh k nei kislot. Kazan, 1898.
K voprosu o stereoizomerii ν riadu nepredei nykh odnoosnovnxkh kislot. Kazan, 1902.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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