, Volume 20, Issue 7, pp 399–402 | Cite as

Theodor Lippmaa—A forgotten chromatographer

  • L. S. Ettre


This paper discusses the activities of the Estonian scientist Theodor Lippmaa in the chromatographic investigation of rhodoxanthin during 1924–1926.

Key Words

Liquid chromatography History of chromatography Carotenoids 


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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. S. Ettre
    • 1
  1. 1.Chromatography DivisionThe Perkin-Elmer CorporationNorwalkUSA

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