[ bey-er; German be-yuhr ]
/ ˈbeɪ ər; German ˈbɛ yər /
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(Jo·hann Frie·drich Wil·helm) A·dolf von [yoh-hahn free-drik wil-helm ad-olf von, ey-dolf; German yoh-hahn free-drikh-vil-helm ah-dawlf fuhn], /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈfri drɪk ˈwɪl hɛlm ˈæd ɒlf vɒn, ˈeɪ dɒlf; German ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈɑ dɔlf fən/, Adolf Baeyer, 1835–1917, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1905.
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We may also mention the famous laboratory at Munich designed by A. von Baeyer in 1875.
Baeyer has suggested that the nine carbon atom system of xanthone may act as a chromophore.
Like von Baeyer's hypothesis, this assumes that formaldehyde and oxygen are the first products of photosynthesis.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Another notable discovery is that of artificial Indigo by Baeyer in 1878.
British Dictionary definitions for Baeyer
/ (German ˈbaɪər) /
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von (joˈhan ˈfriːdrɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈaːdɔlf fɔn). 1835–1917, German chemist, noted for the synthesis of indigo: Nobel prize for chemistry 1905
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