Adolf Windaus

Windaus

[vin-dous]
noun
Adolf [ah-dawlf] , 1876–1959, German chemist: Nobel prize 1928.
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Windaus Win·daus (vĭn'dous'), Adolf. 1876-1959.

German chemist. He won a Nobel Prize (1928) for his research on sterols and their relationship to vitamins, especially vitamin D.

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adolf windaus

German organic chemist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1928 for research on substances, notably vitamin D, that play important biological roles.

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