victor grignard

Grignard

[green-yahrd; French gree-nyar]
noun
(François Auguste) Victor [frahn-swa oh-gyst veek-tawr] , 1871–1935, French organic chemist: Nobel Prize 1912.
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victor grignard

French chemist and corecipient, with Paul Sabatier, of the 1912 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his development of the Grignard reaction. This work in organomagnesium compounds opened a broad area of organic synthesis

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