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Date1837
AuthorCagniard-Latour
ContributionProposed that alcoholic fermentation was due to the vital action of the yeast.
ReferenceLechevalier
NotesCagniard-Latour (alternatively de Latour) postulated that sugar was converted to carbonic acid and alcohol. Pasteur cited this work in his major review of alcoholic fermantation in 1860. See 1836.
CategoryMiscellany
Pathogen ClassFungi

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