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Why was Wohler's synthesis of urea significant to the field of carbon chemistry?

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    Until that time, everyone thought that the synthesis (creation) of organic compounds required a "vital force" or a "living force." Wohler's synthesis showed that was not the case. He synthesized an organic compound in the lab without using a living cell.

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