Biochemistry in Wartime: The Life and Lessons of Adolf Butenandt, 1936–1946

@article{Trunk2006BiochemistryIW,
  title={Biochemistry in Wartime: The Life and Lessons of Adolf Butenandt, 1936–1946},
  author={Achim Trunk},
  journal={Minerva},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={285-306}
}
  • A. Trunk
  • Published 29 September 2006
  • Sociology
  • Minerva
This essay discusses the wartime work of one of the world’s leading biochemists, the Nobel Prize winner, Adolf Butenandt. It describes the influence of the war on Butenandt’s Institute, and considers his role as a representative figure in the collusion of science, government, and the military in Nazi Germany. 
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