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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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.
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.