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Diels,

Otto, German chemist and Nobel laureate, 1876-1954.
Diels hydrocarbon - a phenanthrene derivative obtained by the dehydrogenation of various steroids.
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The Diels Alder reaction, first described by Otto Diels and Kurt Alder, who later won the Nobel prize for their discovery, is one of the most powerful reactions in organic synthesis.