History of Fermentation

  • Theodor Schwwann

    Theodor Schwwann
    Theodor Schwwann concluded that fermentation is the result of living things
  • Louis Pasteur

    Louis Pasteur
    The Fench chemist Louis Pasteur determined that fermentation is caused by yeast.
  • Eduard Buchner

    Eduard Buchner
    Eduard Buchner recieved the Noble prize for showing that enzymes in yeast, not the yeast cells themselves, cause fermentation
  • Arthur Harden, Hans Euler-Chelpin

    Arthur Harden, Hans Euler-Chelpin
    Arthur Harden and Hans Euler-Chelpin discovered how exactly how enzymes cause fermentation. They won the Noble prize for their work.
  • Technology

    Technology was developed to use fermentation to produce antibioticts.