Euler-Chelpin


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Euler-Chelpin

Hans (Karl August) von. 1873--1964, Swedish biochemist, born in Germany: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1929) with Sir Arthur Harden for their work on enzymes: father of Ulf von Euler
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The development of the local anaesthetic drug lignocaine began in 1932 in Stockholm when Professor Hans von Euler-Chelpin isolated the alkaloid gramine from a mutant of barley.
For this work, Euler-Chelpin was awarded a share (with Harden) of the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1929.