Mathematician:James Colquhoun Irvine
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Scottish organic chemist.
Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews from $1921$ until his death.
Worked on the application of methylation techniques to carbohydrates.
Isolated the first methylated sugars, trimethyl and tetramethyl glucose.
- Born: 9 May 1877 in Glasgow, Scotland
- Died: 12 June 1952 in St Andrews, Scotland
- 1911: University of Saint Andrews Five Hundredth Anniversary Memorial Volume (as co-editor with William Carmichael McIntosh and John Edward Aloysius Steggall)
- 1953: Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry