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Nicolas Deyeux (1745-1837), a French pharmacist, abandoned a prosperous professional practice to devote himself to research and academy. Among the many positions he occupied, the most special one was being the First Pharmacist of Napoleon. His most important researches (some with Parmentier), related to the
composition of the milk of different mammals, the change experimented by blood during different illnesses, such as typhus and scurvy, the manufacture of beet sugar, the distillation of nutgalls, where he discovered gallic
acid, indelible inks, ethyl nitrate, and mineral waters.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)063-083
Number of pages21
JournalRevista CENIC. Ciencias Biológicas
Issue number1
StatePublished - 24 Feb 2020


  • digestion
  • gastric juice
  • physiology
  • sugar
  • urea


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