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Leopold Gmelin - bibliography

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German physiological chemist, born August 2, 1788, Göttingen; died April 13, 1853, Heidelberg.


  • Diss. inaug. chem.-physiol. sistens indagationem chemicam id animadversionibus physiologicis.
    Doctorat dissertation, Göttingen, 1812; Edit. nova, Heidelberg, 1814.
    German translation in Johann Bartholomäus Trommsdorf's (1770-1837) Journal der Pharmacie, 1814.
  • Handbuch der theoretischen Chemie. 3 volumes; 1817-1819.
    4th edition in ten volumes, 1843-1870 with title: Handbuch der Chemie.
    Translated into English for the Cavendish Society by Henry Watts (1815–1884) in 1848-1850.
    5th edition as Handbuch der anorganischen Chemie, 1852-1853.
    6th edition 1867-1897. 7th edition 1906-1915. Gmelin-Kraut (Karl Johan Kraut)
    8th edition worked over by R. J. Meyer and published as:
  • Handbuch der anorganischen Chemie. Leipzig, 1924.
    From 1990 published as Gmelin Handbook of Anorganic and Organometallic Chemistry. Publication ceased in 1996.
  • Versuche über die Wege, auf welchen Substanzen aus dem Magen und Darmcanale in's Blut gelangen, über die Verrichtung der Milz und die geheimen Harnwege.
    With Friedrich Tiedemann. Heidelberg, 1820.
  • Ueber einige im Gehirn der Menschen und Thiere vorkommende Fettarten.
    Zeitschrift für Physiologie, 1824.
  • Die Verdauung nach Versuchen. With Friedrich Tiedemann.
    2 volumes, Heidelberg, K. Groos, 1826-1827. Confirmation of the work of William Prout (1785-1850) proving that gastric juice contains free hydrochloric acid: On the nature of acid and saline matters usually existing in the stomachs of animals.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, 1824, 114: 45-49.
  • Bemerkungen über Wiesbaden's Heilquellen. Poggendorffs Annalen, 1826.
  • Handbuch der theoretischen Chemie. Bd 1-8, Heidelberg, 1841-1845.
  • Einige neue Bestandtheile der Galle des Ochsen.
    With Friedrich Tiedemann. Poggendorff's Annalen, 1827.
  • Lehrbuch der Chemie. Heidelberg, 1844.

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