American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southwest Germany on the Neckar River north-northwest of Stuttgart. First mentioned in the 12th century, it was the capital of the Palatinate until the early 18th century. Its university was established in 1386. Population: 145,000.
“Walter Withers, David Davies, Clara Southern, Tudor St George Tucker and a couple of other painters are almost always included in the title Heidelberg artists.”
“Meyerhof and his colleagues in Heidelberg worked out step after step of the glycolytic pathway.”
“It helped, of course, that Krehl knew Meyerhof personally from his earlier years in Heidelberg, but accepting a Nobel Prize winner as second choice was hardly a bitter pill for Krehl to swallow.”
“To his assistants and students in Heidelberg, he was both a mentor and true friend - an unusual practice, given the elevated stature of senior scientists and the formality of the time.”
“After Meyerhof arrived in Heidelberg, the identification of the individual reaction steps of the metabolic pathways in yeast and muscle glycolysis were increasingly coupled with the study of enzyme mechanisms.”
“More revealingly, Bothe accused Kuhn of taking over the de facto leadership of the KWImF without consulting his colleagues in Heidelberg and then shrewdly positioning himself with the KWG administration to obtain the official post.”
“Institute - was equally excited about having Kuhn as a potential collaborator in Heidelberg, especially since Kuhn had experience with carbohydrate chemistry and the involvement of lactic acid in muscle - central themes in Meyerhof's own research.”
“Both would play leading roles in Heidelberg during the 1930s.”
“He carefully avoided direct confrontation, preferring subtle criticism and a behind-the-scenes approach to his administration - both at KWImF in Heidelberg and in regard to external scientific politics.”
“Soon after Gentner arrived in Heidelberg, Bothe also recruited Heinz Maier-Leibnitz, who had done his doctorate with the Nobel Laureate James Franck.”
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