Johann Adolph Wedel

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Johann Adolph Wedel
ResidenceJena, Holy Roman Empire
Alma materUniversity of Jena
Known forStudy of fermentation[1]
Scientific career
FieldsMedicine, chemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of Jena
Doctoral advisorGeorg Wolfgang Wedel[2]
Doctoral studentsGeorg Erhard Hamberger[2]

Johann Adolph Wedel (1675–1747) was a German professor of medicine.

Wedel was the son of Georg Wolfgang Wedel, also a physician. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Jena in 1697.[3] He published research works on camphor, fermentation, magnesium carbonate, the combustion of sulfur, and various medical issues.[4]


  1. ^ "Johann Adolph Wedel". Chemistry Tree. The Academic Family Tree. Retrieved March 19, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Academic Genealogy of the NDSU Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology" (PDF). North Dakota State University, USA. Retrieved March 16, 2012.
  3. ^ Johann Adolph Wedel at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Mainz, Vera V.; Girolami, Gregory S. (1998). "Genealogy Database Entry: Johann Adolph Wedel" (PDF). Chemical Genealogy. University of Illinois, USA. Retrieved March 19, 2012.

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