Liebig, Baron Justus von

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Liebig,

Baron Justus von, German chemist, 1803-1873.
Liebig theory - that the hydrocarbons that oxidize readily and burn are nutritive material that produce the greatest quantity of animal heat.
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(1) We hardly need the new age of Cow Protection to remind us that these Germany-bound deities would have had little time for Baron Justus von Liebig, an organic chemist and inventor of an industrial method of producing beef extract, who was managing to produce small quantities of his "Fleisch-Extract" in Munich and Koblenz from the late 1840s.
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