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LUNIN, Nikolai Ivanovich

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Ueber die Bedeutung der anorganischen Salze für die Ernährung des Thiers.

Hoppe-Seyl. Z. physiol. Chem., 5, 31-39, 1881.

Working in Bunge’s laboratory, Lunin prepared synthetic milk diets and showed that they lacked an unknown factor necessary for animal growth, and that animals cannot live on a chemically pure (i.e. vitamin-free) diet. This was the starting point of modern research on vitamins.



Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET › Vitamins