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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In invertebrates, the hormones for molting or metamorphosis have been well studied (Butenandt and Karlson, 1954; Roller et al., 1967), but the hormones for the reproductive system remain unknown.
Estrone was isolated from the urine of pregnant women in 1929 by Butenandt and estriol discovered in human pregnancy urine in 1930 (Utian 1999).
Seaman does not invent this language, but she uses it to describe Third Reich chemists Adolph Butenandt and Hans Inhoffen, who were allegedly working to patent a steroidal estrogen.
In 1929 the American biochemist Edward Adelbert Doisy (1893-1986) and, working independently, the German chemist Adolf Friedrich Butenandt (b.