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  Leopold Ruzicka Biography | World of Chemistry
Ruzicka attended elementary and high school in Osijek, where he received a classical education (Latin and Greek), and was initially determined to enter the Catholic priesthood.
Ruzicka's research on muscone (obtained from the male musk deer) and civetone (from both male and female civet cats), however, indicated rings with as many as seventeen carbons--a huge number.
Ruzicka found many more large biochemicals that were constructed from isoprene units, and he formulated a rule of thumb called the "isoprene rule " for predicting biosynthesis based on this starting material.
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 Ruzicka Leopold Stephen Ruzicka* Was Born On September 3, 1887, In Vukovar, A Small Croatian Town On Th   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ruzicka Leopold Stephen Ruzicka* Was Born On September 3, 1887, In Vukovar, A Small Croatian Town On Th Leopold Stephen Ruzicka* was born on September 3, 1887, in Vukovar, a small Croatian town on the His father, Stjepan Ruzicka, was a cooper; his mother's maiden name was.
Rudolph Ruzicka was born in Czechoslovakia and emigrated to America at the age of 11.
Vladimir "Rosie" Ruzicka was acquired by the Bruins in a trade with the Edmonton Oilers on October 22, 1990, in exchange for Greg Hawgood.
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 Leopold Ruzicka - Biography
Following these discoveries Ruzicka and his co-workers were able to prepare the whole series of alicyclic ketones with 9 to over 30 carbon atoms as ring members, compounds that had previously been believed to be incapable to existence.
Professor Ruzicka holds eight honorary doctorates (4 Science, 2 Medicine, 1 Natural Sciences, 1 Law) 7 prizes and medals, 24 honorary memberships of chemical, biochemical and other scientific societies, 18 honorary, ordinary and foreign memberships of scientific academies.
Ruzicka married Anna Hausmann in 1912, and Gertrud Acklin in 1951.
nobelprize.org /chemistry/laureates/1939/ruzicka-bio.html   (1269 words)

  
 Croatian Government Bulletin - Croatia and the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Lavoslav Ruzicka was born on September 13, 1887 in Vukovar, a Croatian town on the Danube river.
Ruzicka attended grade school and the classics-program high school in the baroque Tvrdja in the heart of Osijek, the same place where the Nobel laureate Vladimir Prelog was educated.
Ruzicka’s synthesis of farnesol and nerolidol and the application of dehydrogenation with sulphur and selenium resulted in mapping the structures of other seskviterpenes, higher terpenoids and steroids.
www.vlada.hr /Bulletin/2003/may/life-culture3.htm   (984 words)

  
 Leopold Ruzicka Information Center - Leopold Ruzicka
With expertise in the terpene field, he became senior lecturer in Leopold Ruzicka 1918, and in 1923, honorary professor at the ETH (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule) as well the University in Zurich.
Here, with a group of his doctoral students, he proved the structure and existence of the compounds of muscone and civet, the scents derived from the musk deer and the civet cat.
In his native Vukovar, a museum was opened in his honour in 1977, but was demolished by the Serbian army in 1991 in the course of the Croatian War of Independence.
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 Leopold Ruzicka Biography | World of Biology
Ruzicka attended elementary and high school in Osijek, Croatia (later part of Yugoslavia), where he received a classical education (Latin and Greek), and was initially determined to enter the Catholic priesthood.
Ruzicka found many more large biochemicals that were constructed from isoprene units, and he formulated a rule of thumb called the "isoprene rule" for predicting biosynthesis based on this starting material.Ruzicka also synthesized testosterone and androsterone, the male sex hormones.
He was instrumental in providing refuge in Switzerland tothe future Nobel Laureate Vladimir Prelog, who succeeded Ruzicka as the director of ETH when the latter retired in 1957.
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 ETH-Bibliothek: Leopold Ruzicka (Chemist)
Leopold Ruzicka was born on 13 September 1887 in Vukovar (Croatia).
In 1939, Ruzicka was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on polymethylene and higher terpene compounds.
He donated a number of paintings by Dutch masters to the Zurich Museum of Fine Art, and established a Ruzicka Foundation with the aim of adding to this collection within the Museum.
www.ethbib.ethz.ch /aktuell/galerie/ruzicka/index_e.html   (336 words)

  
 Lavoslav Ružička - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lavoslav (Leopold) Ružička (September 13, 1887 – September 26, 1976) was a winner of the 1939 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, the first one from Croatia.
The Ruzicka large ring synthesis is a method in organic chemistry for the organic synthesis of thse type of compounds.
In 1921, the Geneva perfume manufacturers Chuit and Naef asked him to collaborate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lavoslav_Ruzicka   (834 words)

  
 LAVOSLAV RU@I^KA - NOBELOVAC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
LAVOSLAV RUŽIÈKA, ZUR KENNTNIS DER KETENE, Karlsruhe, 1911.
LAVOSLAV RUŽIÈKA, NOBELOVA NAGRADA ZA RAD NA POLIMETILENIMA I VIŠIM TERPENIMA, Zürich, Zagreb, 1939.
D.F. LAVOSLAV RUŽIÈKA Rad na izolaciji i strukturi peritrina (1910-1916.
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 www.vlada.hr - September, 2005 
VUKOVAR, Sept 27 (Hina) -  Prime Minister Ivo Sanader formally opened Lavoslav Ruzicka College in the eastern Danube river town of Vukovar on Tuesday.
The government has invested more than 80,000 euros in the reconstruction and equipment of the college, which will offer three-year courses in commerce, administration and physiotherapy.
The college is named after Croatian Nobel prize winner Lavoslav Ruzicka, who was born in Vukovar in 1887.
www.vlada.hr /?gl=200509290000006   (150 words)

  
 Croatia FAMOUS CROATS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Nikica Valentic ´ has been prime minister since April 1993.
Two Nobel prize winners have come from Croatia: Lavoslav Ruzicka and Vladimir Prelog (d.1998).
Josip Broz-Tito (1892–1980) was the leader of Communist Yugoslavia for many years after World War II.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Europe/Croatia-FAMOUS-CROATS.html   (290 words)

  
 The Vukovar Area in the Past
The best known of these were J.F. Mucke, F.K. Giffinger before the 20th century, and the grammar school teachers Dragan Melkus, Dragutin Renari], Marijan Detoni.
Vukovar also has its Nobel laureate, Lavoslav Ruzicka.
He was born in Vukovar in the 1887 and won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1939.
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 Steroids In Baseball
This is the first known product containing testosterone.
1935 - Testosterone is first synthesized by Adolf Butenandt and Lavoslav Ruzicka, who earn a Nobel Prize in chemistry for the accomplishment.
World War II - It is believed that German soldiers are given testosterone to increase their battlefield performance.
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 CROATIA_Connection | Library: Text
Almost the whole edition has been ordered by some Belgrade institutions and destroyed.
Lavoslav Ruzicka (born in Vukovar, of a Czech father and a Croat mother, attended the gymnasium of Osijek), for discoveries in organic chemistry, professor at the Technische Hochschule in Zurich, Switzerland 1939,
Vladimir Prelog, (1906-1998, a Croat born in Sarajevo, studied in Zagreb), for discoveries in organic chemistry, worked at the Technische Hochschule in Zurich, 1975.
iclubs.iagora.com /Croatia_mi_patria/lb_text.html::library_id=3189   (306 words)

  
 Leopold (Lavoslav) Stephen Ruzicka Winner of the 1939 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Leopold (Lavoslav) Stephen Ruzicka Winner of the 1939 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)
Leopold Ruzicka — Nobel Lecture (submitted by Chinnappan Baskar)
Leopold Stephen Ruzicka brief CV (submitted by Erica)
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 Veleuciliste Lavoslav Ruzicka u Vukovaru - Naslovnica (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Za vrijeme boravka u Vukovaru posjetili su Veleuèilište Lavoslav Ružièka gdje je organiziran razgovor izmeðu njemaèkih parlamentaraca u sastavu: Johannes Jung, Josip Juratoviæ, Horst Meierhofer, Rainder Steenbiock, i studenata našeg Veleuèilišta na temu ZNANJE I BUDUÆNOST.
Antun Pintariæ, dekan Veleuèilišta Lavoslav Ružièka, Božo Galiæ, dipl.
Veleuèilište Lavoslav Ružièka u Vukovaru, raspisuje natjeèaj za dodjelu subvencija za privatni smještaj, za akademsku godinu 2006/2007.
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 Vukovo99
The almost intact plague is fixed onto the entrance stanchion that great ironwork not existing anymore.
The almost razed to grounds Eltz's Caste had accommodated the City Museum of Vukovar with the Art Gallery branch collection, the Bauer Collection, the Historical Museum and the Museum of Lavoslav Ruzicka, the Nobel Prize winner.
The Yugoslav army captured Vukovar on November 18, 1991 after the 3 months siege and constant bombardment that had destroyed the entire city including its Old Town.
www.cosy.sbg.ac.at /~zzspri/travels/99_Vukovar/Vukovo99.html   (3139 words)

  
 Things you probabbly don't know about Croatia - Soccer Fans Network Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ivan Vucetic invented dactyloscopy — a method of indentification based on fingerprints
Lavoslav Ruzicka in 1939, recevied the Noble Prize in the field of organic synthesis
Vladimir Prelog in 1975 — recevied the Noble Prize for the achievements in the field of stereochemistry of natural compounds
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