Cohn

[ kohn ]
/ koʊn /

noun

Edwin Joseph, 1892–1953, U.S. chemist and researcher on blood proteins.
Fer·di·nand Ju·li·us [fur-dn-and -jool-yuhs; German fer-di-nahnt -yoo-lee-oos], /ˈfɜr dnˌænd ˈdʒul yəs; German ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt ˈyu liˌʊs/, 1828–98, German botanist and bacteriologist.
Roy Marcus, 1927–86, U.S. lawyer, aide to Senator Joseph McCarthy.

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Cohn
[ kōn ]
Ferdinand Julius 1828-1898

German botanist considered the founder of bacteriology. The first to recognize bacteria as plants, he proposed a classification system for bacteria based on genus and species.
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