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Wöhler

[ wur-ler, vur-; German -luhr ]

noun

  1. Frie·drich [free, -d, r, i, kh], 1800–82, German chemist.


Wöhler

/ ˈvøːlər /

noun

  1. WöhlerFriedrich18001882MGermanSCIENCE: chemist Friedrich (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1800–82, German chemist, who proved that organic compounds could be synthesized from inorganic compounds


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Urea is a byproduct of metabolism in many living organisms and, previous to Wöhler’s work, was believed to be uniquely associated with living beings.

Wohler recommends evaporating the solution to dryness with carbonate of soda.

Aluminum was first separated in 1828 by Wohler, by decomposing the chloride by means of potassium.

M. Sabatier finds that the best results are obtained by employing the method of Wohler and Deville.

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