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Buchner extract

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Buchner extract

a cell-free extract of yeast, such as was prepared by Eduard and Hans Buchner and observed to catalyze alcoholic fermentation; this observation essentially eliminated vitalism as being responsible for biological chemical reactions and initiated the beginnings of modern biochemistry (enzymology).