Jean-Jacques Colin


  • Jaime Wisniak Department of Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Palabras clave:

fermentation, iodine, indigo, plant physiology, plant respiration, soap, starch-iodine


Jean-Jacques Colin (1784-1865), a French chemist, who carried fundamental research on plant physiology, particularly germination and fermentation; the phenomenon of fermentation and the chemistry of iodine, during which he discovered, together with Gaultier de Claubry, the ability of iodine to detect starch even in very small amounts. He also studied the effect of variables on the preparation of indigo and soaps of several varieties.




Cómo citar

Wisniak, J. (2018). Jean-Jacques Colin. Revista CENIC Ciencias Biológicas, 48(3), 112-120. Recuperado a partir de