Anselme Payen

Chemist, Academic

1795 – 1871

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Who was Anselme Payen?

Anselme Payen was a French chemist known for discovering the enzyme diastase, and the carbohydrate cellulose.

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Born
Jan 6, 1795
Paris
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • École Polytechnique
Died
May 12, 1871
Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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