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Franz Ritter von Soxhlet - bibliography

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German chemist and nutritional physiologist, born January 13, 1848, Brünn (Brno), Mähren (Moravia); died May 5, 1926, Munich.


  • Über Kindermilch und Säuglings-Ernährung.
    Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1886, 33: 253, 276.
  • Ein verbessertes Verfahren der Milchsterilisation. Munich, 1891.
  • Über den chemischen Unteschied zwischen Kuh- und Frauenmilch. Munich, 1893.
  • Milton J. Rosenau:
    The Milk Question. Haughton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1913.
    In 1906, Rosenau established that low temperature, slow pasteurization [60 °C] for 20 minutes) killed pathogens without spoiling the taste, thus eliminating a key obstacle to public acceptance of pasteurized milk.
  • Otto Rommel (1880-1965):
    Franz von Soxhlet. Münchener Medizinische Wochenschrift, 1926, 73: 994-995.

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