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Buchner

/ (German ˈbuːxnər) /
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noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for Buchner (2 of 2)

Büchner
/ (German ˈbyːçnər) /

noun

Georg (ˈɡeːɔrk). 1813–37, German dramatist; regarded as a forerunner of the Expressionists: author of Danton's Death (1835) and Woyzeck (1837)
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