Chemistry
dbfresh
2016-09-25 03:44:09
Before 1928, scientists believed that all organic compounds only came from _____. living organisms minerals dead things rocks
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my1bray
2016-09-25 10:23:55

Before 1928, scientists believed that all organic compounds only came from living organisms. The word organic itself came from the word organism/s. This gave way to the old theory of "Vitalism" where scientists have long believed that synthesis of living organisms can be a way to harvest organic compounds. It was later proven that such is  not true because of the presence of urine, an inorganic compound found within organisms.

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