Ernst Boris Chain


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Noun1.Ernst Boris Chain - British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
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Howard Walter Florey, Ernst Boris Chain, and Norman Heatley subsequently recognized the potential of Fleming's discovery and developed an effective drug from penicillin.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945 was awarded jointly to biologist, pharmacologist and botanist Fleming, Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Howard Walter Florey "for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases".
Dorathy studied the structure of penicillin that Ernst Boris Chain and Edward Abraham had previously worked on.