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 (wăks′mən), Selman Abraham 1888-1973.
Ukrainian-born American microbiologist. He won a 1952 Nobel Prize for discovering the antibiotic streptomycin.

Waksman

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(Biography) Selman Abraham. 1888–1973, US microbiologist, born in Russia. He discovered streptomycin: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1952
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It is the story of Selman Abraham Waksman, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1952 for the discovery of streptomycin, the first effective treatment for tuberculosis.
Pero antes de eso, el ucraniano Selman Abraham Waksman aislo la estreptomicina en 1943, que fue muy eficaz contra la tuberculosis; en 1949 descubrio la neomicina.
In 1943, Selman Abraham Waksman (July 22, 1888--August 16, 1973) led a team of Rutgers University researchers that isolated streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis (TB) in humans.