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Felix Hoppe-Seyler Biography


Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825 - 1895)

Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825 - 1895)

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Felix Hoppe-Seyler:

Felix Hoppe-Seyler was a German physiologist and chemist.


December 26, 1825 in Freyburg an der Unstrut, Halle, Germany


August 10, 1885 in Wasserburg am Bodensee, Germany

Claim to Fame:

Hoppe-Seyler was a German chemist who was a pioneer of biochemistry and molecular biology. He investigated fluids of the body such as blood, hemoglobin, pus, bile, milk, and urine. He was the first to crystallize hemoglobin and observe its absorption spectrum.

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