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Citations for Chemical Breakthrough Awards

2010 Awardees

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Scientists/Inventors Breakthrough Publication
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Location of Award
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P. Walden “Ueber die gegenseitige Umwandlung optischer Antipoden,”
Ber. Deutsch. Chem. Gesell. 1896, 29, 133 - 138.
Riga Technical University, Latvia
Chem. Eng. News article about Paul Walden
V. Grignard “Sur quelques nouvelles combinaisons organomètalliques
du magnèsium et leur application à des synthèses d' alcools
et a'hydrocarbures,”

Comptes Rendus 1900, 130, 1322 - 1324.
University of Lyon
M. Tswett “Adsorptionsanalyse und chromatographische Methode.
Anwendung auf die Chemie des Chlorophylls,”

Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Gesell. 1906, 24, 384 - 393.
University of Warsaw
J. B. Sumner “The Isolation and Crystallization of the Enzyme Urease,”
J. Biol. Chem. 1926, 69, 435 - 441.
Cornell University
J. C. Sheehan and K. R. Henery-Logan “The Total Synthesis of Penicillin V,”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1957, 79, 1262 - 1263.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology