TITLE

Windaus, Adolf Otto

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Adolf Otto Windaus (1876-1959), a German chemist, was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1928 for his research into sterols (complex, solid, unsaturated alcohols) and their connection with vitamins, particularly vitamin D.
ACCESSION #
37310032

 

Related Articles

  • Adolf Windaus.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Feb2013, p1 

    Windaus, Adolf (ä′dôlf vĭn′dous), 1876–1959, German chemist. He was professor of chemistry and director of the chemistry laboratories at the Univ. of Göttingen (1915–44). For his research on sterols, especially in relation to vitamins, he received the 1928...

  • Vitamin D: Health and Disease. Khan, Mubeen; Kabadi, Udaya M.; Abraham, Charlie // Primary Care Reports;Aug2011, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p73 

    The article offers information on vitamin D including its history, its role in maintaining skeletal health and its possible relationship with extraskeletal disorders. A study by scientist Adolf Windaus and colleagues in 1937 explained that vitamin D may be obtained from exposure to sunlight and...

  • Cholesterol: an overview. Beary, Michael // British Journal of Wellbeing;Apr2011, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p22 

    The article provides an overview of cholesterol, its history, properties and its role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and diet. It mentions various research related to cholesterol such as the works of Adolf Windaus and John Gofman. It also notes the variations of diet in different places...

  • Adolf Windaus.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Q1 2017, p1 

    Windaus, Adolf (ä′dôlf vĭn′dous), 1876–1959, German chemist. He was professor of chemistry and director of the chemistry laboratories at the Univ. of Göttingen (1915–44). For his research on sterols, especially in relation to vitamins, he received the 1928...

  • Church, Family and Village: Essays on Mennonite Life on the West Reserve. Klippenstein, Frieda Esau // Journal of Mennonite Studies;2003, Vol. 21, p218 

    The article reviews the book "Church, Family and Village: Essays on Mennonite Life on the West Reserve," edited by Adolf Ens, Jacob E. Peters and Otto Hamm.

  • Late Modern German History on the web. Tarr, Russel // History Review;Sep2002, Issue 43, p28 

    Provides information on several Web sites on German modern history. Otto von Bismarck and the unification of Germany; Germany in the era of Bismarck; Weimar Republic and the rise of dictator Adolf Hitler.

  • The manhunt for Yugoslavia's Tito frustrated axis divisions, SS paratroopers and Germany's commando extraordinaire. Clearwater, John // World War II;Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p60 

    Details the manhunt for Josip Broz, also known as Marshal Tito, a master of guerrilla warfare in Yugoslavia, by the Germans. Role of Colonel Otto Skorzeny, commando chosen by Adolf Hitler, in the manhunt; Information on Operation Weiss; Operations set by the Germans to kill Broz.

  • Postcards from Planet Jupiter. Meyer, Karl E. // World Policy Journal;Spring2003, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p103 

    Provides a historical background on Germany in relation to the state of U.S. foreign relations as of March 2003. Leadership of Prince Otto von Bismarck as chancellor of Germany; Details of German scholar Fritz Fischer documentation of the extremism of Wilhelmine diplomacy; Description of the...

  • Totenschein für die Weimarer Republik. Bickenbach, Christian // Recht und Politik;2013, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p107 

    The article discusses the history, content, and evaluation under the constitutional German law of the Enabling Act from March 24, 1933, a law which gave German chancellor Adolf Hitler the power to enact laws without the involvement of the Reichtstag, the former German parliament. The author...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics