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James Bryant Conant (March 26, 1893 – February 11, 1978) was an American chemist, a transformative President of Harvard University, and the first U.S. Ambassador to West Germany. Conant obtained a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Harvard in 1916. During World War I he served in the U.S. Army, working on the development of poison gases, especially Lewisite. He became an assistant professor of chemistry at Harvard in 1919 and the Sheldon Emery Professor of Organic Chemistry in 1929. He researched the physical structures of natural products, particularly chlorophyll, and he was one of the first to explore the sometimes complex relationship between chemical equilibrium and the reaction rate of chemical processes. He studied the biochemistry of oxyhemoglobin providing insight into the disease methemoglobinemia, helped to explain the structure of chlorophyll, and contributed important insights that underlie modern theories of acid-base chemistry.

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Hyŏndae kwahak kwa hyŏndaein / J.B. Kʻonŏntʻŭ chŏ ; Yi Hae-yŏng ... [et al.]
現代科学과現代人 / J.B. 코넌트著 ; 李海英 ... [et al.] 訳
Uniform title: Modern science and modern man. Korean
by Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978
Sŏul : Chŏnpʻa Kwahaksa, 1973
서울 : 電派科學社, 1973
 
 
by Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978
London, UK : Oxford University Press, 1952
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by Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978
New Haven, Yale University Press, 1956
 
 
 
by Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978
New York, Columbia University Press, 1952
 
 
by Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978
New Haven & London : Yale University Press, [c1951]
 
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