The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939

Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt

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Prize share: 1/2

Leopold Ruzicka

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939 was divided equally between Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt "for his work on sex hormones" and Leopold Ruzicka "for his work on polymethylenes and higher terpenes"

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