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Date1860
AuthorPasteur
ContributionPublished major paper on role of living organisms in alcoholic fermentation.
ReferenceLechevalier
NotesReviewed history and summarized his own findings. Gave quantitative data, and showed that process was due to living yeast, even in synthetic medium with no protein. Said that Latour's concept had been gradually abandoned, and emphasized dominance of Leibig's concept. According to Brock, this paper ended the controversy over alcoholic fermentation.
CategoryMiscellany
Pathogen ClassFungi

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