(Johann Friedrich Wilhelm) Adolf von
[yoh-hahn free-drik wil-helm ad-olf von,, ey-dolf;; German yoh-hahn free-drikh vil-helm ah-dawlf fuh n] /ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈfri drɪk ˈwɪl hɛlm ˈæd ɒlf vɒn,, ˈeɪ dɒlf;; German ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm ˈɑ dɔlf fən/ (Show IPA), (Adolf Baeyer) 1835–1917, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1905.
Historical Examples

Baeyer has suggested that the nine carbon atom system of xanthone may act as a chromophore.
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Another notable discovery is that of artificial Indigo by Baeyer in 1878.
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Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von (joˈhan ˈfriːdrɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈaːdɔlf fɔn). 1835–1917, German chemist, noted for the synthesis of indigo: Nobel prize for chemistry 1905


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