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Eugen Franz von Gorup-Besanez

1817–78

Austrian chemist. Studied medicine in Vienna, Padua, Munich, and Bamberg, 1836–43. MD 1842. Privat-dozent, medical faculty, Erlangen, 1846; professor extraordinarius, organic chemistry, 1849. Professor of chemistry, philosophical faculty, University of Erlangen, 1855. Worked on the metabolic processes, the effect of enzymes in plants, and the influence of ozone on organic substances.

Sources

DBE

OBL s.v. Gorup von Besánez, Eugen Franz

Bibliography

DBE: Deutsche biographische Enzyklopädie. Edited by Walter Killy et al. 12 vols. in 14. Munich: K. G. Saur. 1995–2000.

OBL: Österreichisches biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950. Edited by Leo Santifaller et al. 12 vols. and 12 fascicles of vol. 13 (A–Wettel, Franz Julius) to date. Vienna: Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. 1957–.

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