Pfeffer cell

Wilhelm Friedrich Phillip Pfeffer (1845-1920)

Wilhelm Friedrich Phillip Pfeffer (1845-1920)

Wilhelm Friedrich Phillip Pfeffer studied plants in Germany during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He started his career as an apothecary, but Pfeffer also studied plant physiology, including how plants move and react to changes in light, temperature, and osmotic pressure. He created the Pfeffer Zelle apparatus, also known as the Pfeffer Cell, to study osmosis in plants.

Osmotic Investigations: Studies on Cell Mechanics (1877), by Wilhelm Pfeffer

Osmotic Investigations: Studies on Cell Mechanics (1877), by <a href="/search?text=Wilhelm%20Pfeffer" title="" class="lexicon-term">Wilhelm Pfeffer</a>

Wilhelm Pfeffer published his book Osmotische Untersuchungen: Studien Zur Zellmechanik (Osmotic Investigations: Studies on Cell Mechanics) in 1877 during his time as a professor of botany at the University of Basel in Basel, Swi

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