paul sabatier

Sabatier

[sa-ba-tyey]
noun
Paul [pawl] , 1854–1941, French chemist: Nobel prize 1912.
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Paul (pɔl). 1854--1941, French chemist, who discovered a process for the hydrogenation of organic compounds: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1912)

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paul sabatier

French organic chemist and corecipient, with Victor Grignard, of the 1912 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for researches in catalytic organic synthesis, in particular for discovering the use of nickel as a catalyst in hydrogenation (the addition of hydrogen to molecules of carbon compounds).

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