Louis Armand Victor Amedée Cailliot

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Amedee Cailliot (1805-1884), a French physician and pharmacist who isolated for the first time several new acids (among them terephthalic) from turpentine, prepared a series of double salts of mercuric cyanide and potassium (and sodium) bromide and several derivatives of pimaric acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-113
Number of pages12
JournalEducacion Quimica
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2020


  • abietin
  • abietín
  • alcaloides
  • alkaloids
  • compuestos de mercurio
  • mercury compounds
  • opio
  • opium
  • pimaric acid
  • terephthalic acid
  • ácido pimárico
  • ácido tereftálico

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Education


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