William Thomas Brande: quimico precoz y entusiasta

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William Thomas Brande (1788-1866) was a self-formed British chemist who replaced Humphry Davy at the Royal Institution and did research in the several areas such as Chemistry, Geology, and Physiology. His major contributions were on the constitution of blood and other animal fl uids, the destructive distillation of coal, the use of coal gas in illumination, properties of vegetable and animal principles, and the examination of naphthalene (without identifying it).
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)144-151
JournalAnales de Quimica de la RSEQ
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2014


  • Natural products
  • Royal Institution
  • electrochemistry
  • physiology
  • Alcohol


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