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Zur Lehre von der Wirkung der Salze (about the science of the effect of salts): Franz Hofmeisters Historical Papers

Kunz, Werner; Henle, J; Ninham, Barry


Specific ion effects are universal in biology, biochemistry, chemistry and chemical engineering. In a seminal series of papers, Franz Hofmeister, Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Prague was the first to study these effects systematically. His work stands in the scheme of things in importance much as did the work of Mendel to genetics. For over a hundred years Hofmeister effects have not been encompassed by theories of solution or colloid chemistry. It is only recently, the subject...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.cocis.2004.05.005


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