Famous Polish Scientists

Marceli Wilhelm Nencki

(1847 – 1901) chemist and physiologist who conducted research on the biochemistry of bacteria, uric acid, oxidation processes in organisms, and urea synthesis in the human liver. He contributed to the identification of the composition of hemin, and helped identify the relationship between chlorophyll in plants and hemoglobin in animal organisms. He is credited with creating the foundation for the biochemistry of microorganisms.