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  Louis Pasteur - MSN Encarta
Pasteur was born in Dôle on December 27, 1822, the son of a tanner, and grew up in the small town of Arbois.
Pasteur concluded that organic molecules can exist in one of two forms, called isomers (that is, having the same structure and differing only in mirror images of each other), which he referred to as “left-handed” and “right-handed” forms.
Pasteur concluded that the latter was always the case.
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 Louis Pasteur
Pasteur was able to show that the worms fed on diseased smeared leaves got the disease, whereas those fed on uncontaminated leaves remained disease free.
Pasteur worked throughout the rest of his life on the various causes of diseases and how these could be prevented by vaccination.
Pasteur is particularly renowned for his work on the vaccine for rabies, a highly contagious infection which attacks the central nervous system.
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 Life and Times of Louis Pasteur
Pasteur served on the faculty of science of Dijon for a brief period and then was transferred to Strasbourg University where he continued his studies on molecular asymmetry.
Pasteur's studies on contamination of wine and beer by airborne yeast clearly stimulated certain investigators to recognize that these "diseases" were due to entry of foreign microorganisms.
Pasteur's reports on preventing sheep anthrax were so exciting to some and unbelievable to many, that he was challenged by the well-known veterinarian Rossignol to conduct a carefully controlled public test of his anthrax vaccine.
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  Work of Louis Pasteur
Pasteur delivered the fatal blow to the doctrine of spontaneous generation, the theory held for 20 centuries that life could arise spontaneously in organic materials.
Louis Pasteur discovered the method for the attenuation of virulent microorganisms that is the basis of vaccination.
Louis Pasteur was a humanist, always working towards the improvement of the human condition.
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  Louis Pasteur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French microbiologist and chemist.
Louis Pasteur demonstrated that the fermentation process is caused by the growth of microorganisms, and that the growth of microorganisms in nutrient broths is not due to spontaneous generation.
Pasteur inaugurated the modern age of medicine, leading to an increase in the human life span and a surprising population explosion.
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Pasteur delivered the fatal blow to the doctrine of spontaneous generation, the theory held for 20 centuries that life could arise spontaneously in organic materials.
Louis Pasteur discovered the method for the attenuation of virulent microorganisms that is the basis of vaccination.
Louis Pasteur was a humanist, always working towards the improvement of the human condition.
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 Carolina: Science Quizzes: Louis Pasteur
Pasteur was appointed dean and professor of chemistry at the University of Lille in 1854.
Pasteur found that different microbes in the mash (the crushed plant matter that is fermented to produce alcohol) were responsible for producing alcohol and lactic acid.
Pasteur’s investigation of microbes refuted the theory of spontaneous generation, i.e., that the microbes responsible for disease were spontaneously generated by their hosts.
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 Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)
Pasteur's work gave birth to many branches of science, and he was singlehandedly responsible for some of the most important theoretical concepts and practical applications of modern science.
Pasteur's achievements seem wildly diverse at first glance, but a more in-depth look at the evolution of his career indicates that there is a logical order to his discoveries.
As a student at the Ecole Normale, Pasteur observed that the organic compound tartrate, when synthesized in a laboratory, was optically inactive (unable to rotate the plane of polarized light), unlike the tartrate from grapes, because the synthetic tartrate is composed of two optically asymmetric crystals.
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 Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur was born on December 27, 1822, in the town of Dole, in eastern France, about 400 kilometres south-east of Paris.
During the two years Pasteur spent establishing this new faculty of applied science, he focused his own research efforts on the process of fermentation—the process which is used to produce alcohol from sugar, but which also causes milk to go sour.
Louis Pasteur was called on to help another group of French farmers when the silk industry faced a crisis due to diseased eggs.
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 ::Louis Pasteur::
Louis Pasteur was born in 1822 in Dole, France.
Pasteur’s discovery — that of germs — may seem reasonably tame by the standards of 2002, but his discovery was to transform medicine and see his name forever immortalised on a day-to-day basis in pasteurised milk — named in his honour.
Pasteur believed that their bodies had used the weaker strain of germ to form a defence against the more powerful germs in the fresher culture.
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 SPECTRUM Biographies - Louis Pasteur
Pasteur was able to control the spread of disease by limiting the places where germs can live.
Pasteur studied at Besançon and Paris universities, and held academic posts at Strasbourg, Lille, and Paris, where in 1867 he became professor of chemistry at the Sorbonne.
Pasteur's discoveries were so groundbreaking that in 1888 an international fund was created to fund the Louis Pasteur Institute.
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 Invent Now | Hall of Fame | Search | Inventor Profile
Pasteur's studies of fermentation began in Lille when he was approached by an industrialist disturbed because undesirable products often appeared during the fermentation of sugar into alcohol by yeast.
Pasteur claimed that types of microbes could be separated from each other by proper techniques, and could be shown to differ in nutritional requirements and in their susceptibility to antiseptics.
Pasteur became preoccupied with the origin of microorganisms and demonstrated that each microbe is derived from a pre-existing microbe, and that spontaneous generation does not occur.
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Cohn for the Centennial Celebration of the death of Pasteur that was sponsored jointly in 1996 at the University of Louisville by the University, the Pasteur Institute of Paris, and the Alliance Française de Louisville.
Pasteur was born in Dole in 1822 and grew up in the nearby town of Arbois, the only son of a poorly educated tanner, Jean Pasteur.
Louis was not an outstanding student during his years of elementary education, preferring fishing and drawing to other subjects (Fig.1) In fact, young Louis drawings suggested that he could easily have become a superior portrait Artist.
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 LabExplorer.com  - The Life and Times of Louis Pasteur by Dr. David Cohn
Cohn of the Centennial Celebration of the death of Pasteur that was sponsored jointly in 1996 at the University of Louisville by the University, the Pasteur Institute of Paris, and the Alliance Française de Louisville.
Pasteur served on the faculty of science of Dijon for a brief period and then was transferred to Strasbourg University where he continued his studies on molecular asymmetry.
Pasteur's reports on preventing sheep anthrax were so exciting to some and unbelievable to many, that he was challenged by the well-known veterinarian Rossignol to conduct a carefully controlled public test of his anthrax vaccine.
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 Pasteur, Louis (1822-1895) -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Scientific Biography
Pasteur showed the yeast to be an organism which, however, did not require oxygen for fermentation to occur.
Pasteur's work with silkworm parasites and air-borne germs led him to propose the germ theory of disease.
Pasteur noticed that chickens were immune to anthrax, and postulated that it was because chickens have high body temperatures of 43-44° C. To test this hypothesis, he lowered the body temperature of a chicken to 37° C and found it to be susceptible to anthrax.
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 Louis Pasteur
Louis Pasteur föddes 1822 i området Jura i Frankrike.
Han gjorde banbrytande insatser inom bakteriologi, antiseptik och han utarbetade vaccin bland annat mot den fruktade sjukdomen rabies.
Pasteur grundade ett eget forskningsinstitut - "Institut Pasteur" i Paris.
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 Louis Pasteur
Pasteur, born on 27 December 1822 in the eastern French town of Dole, was the son of a tanner who was a veteran of Napoleon's grande armee.
Pasteur recognised the fact that both lactic and alcohol fermentations were hastened by exposure to air.
Pasteur was partially paralyzed in 1868 and applied for retirement from the university.
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 "Louis Pasteur"
Louis Pasteur is considered the founder of microbiology and a chief contributor to modern medicine.
Louis was a chemist; and even though he had no medical degree, he made a major impact on saving lives through his work with microbes (tiny organisms).
Pasteur died in 1895 and is considered to be one of the greatest scientists of all time.
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 Louis Pasteur
As Pasteur was growing up, his teachers thought that Louis was not fit for advanced studies, and felt he should carry on the work of his father as a tanner of leather.
Pasteur also discovered the parasite responsible for killing silkworms, and saved the French silk industry by recommending that all infected worms and mulberries be destroyed.
Louis Pasteur may be most well known for the invention of pasteurization, a process by which harmful microbes in perishable food products are destroyed using heat, but leaving the original product unharmed.
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 Louis Pasteur
Pasteur called these microorganisms "germs", and learned that they are also responsible for spreading contagious diseases.
Pasteur also dispelled the myth of spontaneous generation, proving that all life comes from pre-existing life.
Pasteur also dispelled the myth of spontaneous generation, proving that all life must come from pre-existing life.
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Louis Pasteur was an example of a truly gifted person who made many wildly diverse discoveries in many different areas of science.
The French parasitologist Casimir-Joseph Davaine inspired by the work of the French microbiologist Louis Pasteur had showed, in 1863, that anthrax in sheep was due to the presence of rod-like bodies in the blood.
Louis Pasteur was born at Dole, Jura, France, December 27, 1822, and died near Saint-Cloud, September 28, 1895.
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 Louis Pasteur | Chemist
Louis Pasteur was born on December 27, 1822 in Dole, in the region of Jura, France.
Pasteur's phenomenal contributions to microbiology and medicine can be summarized as follows: First, he championed changes in hospital practices to minimize the spread of disease by microbes.
Pasteur was a thorough, highly intuitive researcher who always considered the wider ramifications to his work.
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 The My Hero Project - Louis Pasteur
Pasteur was known as the father of stereochemistry, but his contributions to microbiology and medicine were greater.
Pasteur also invented the anthrax vaccine, the chicken cholera vaccine, and the rabies vaccine.
Louis Pasteur 1822-1895 Talks about how he disproved the theory of spontaneous generation.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Louis Pasteur
Pasteur found the silk-worm had been suffering from two diseases, pebrine and flacherie, and that the spread of these diseases could be prevented by careful segregation of healthy worms from those diseased.
Pasteur proceeded with the development of bacteriology and its relation to disease.
Pasteur's faith was an genuine as his science.
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 Louis Pasteur Biography from Who2.com
Louis Pasteur is the 19th-century biologist and chemist whose work with germs and microorganisms opened up whole new fields of scientific inquiry, aided industries ranging from wine to silk, and made him one of the world's most celebrated scientists.
Pasteur became a professor of chemistry at the University of Lille in 1854, and soon began studying fermentation in wine and beer.
Pasteur worked with the institute until his death, and it continues today as a center of microbiology and immunology.
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 Science NetLinks: Microbes 2: Louis Pasteur—a Microbe Discoverer
Using the Louis Pasteur-a Microbe Discoverer E-Sheet, students will expand upon the last question of the Motivation (why pasteurization is important) by reading Pressing Risk.
Pasteur, while studying the microbes that cause wine to ferment, reasoned that microbes might also be responsible for illnesses.
(Pasteur proved a certain microbe was the cause of a disease that was destroying the eggs of silkworms.
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