TITLE

Virtanen, Artturi Ilmari

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Virtanen, Artturi Ilmari (1895-1973) was a Finnish biochemist whose study of plant decay led to the discovery of a method of preserving cattle feed. Virtanen also discovered many nutritionally important components of plants. He was awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work.
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37309319

 

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