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  1. Eduard (ˈeːduart). 1860–1917, German chemist who demonstrated that alcoholic fermentation is due to enzymes in the yeast: Nobel prize for chemistry 1907
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Historical Examples

  • Buchner's discovery was not received without some hesitation.

    Alcoholic Fermentation

    Arthur Harden

  • Buchner thinks that this transfer was made in the reign of Claudius, 41-54 A. D.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

  • There are many theories of fermentation, of which the two most important are those of Pasteur and Buchner.

  • Buchner, the leader of the purely Materialistic school, claims positively that Thought is but the product of Matter.

    Dynamic Thought

    William Walker Atkinson

  • Buchner's process for the preparation of active yeast-juice is characterised by extreme simplicity.