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