a. f. johann butenandt

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Butenandt Bu·te·nandt (bōōt'n-änt'), Adolf Friedrich. 1903-1995.

German chemist. He shared a 1939 Nobel Prize for his work on sexual hormones but declined the honor following a Nazi edict prohibiting acceptance of such prizes.

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