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Waksman, Selman Abraham

  1. Claire EJ Herrick

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002945

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How to Cite

Herrick, C. E. 2001. Waksman, Selman Abraham. eLS. .

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  1. London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

1888–1973 Russian microbiologist, who isolated the antibiotic streptomycin from soil organisms.

Keywords:

  • antibiotic;
  • streptomycin;
  • actinomycetes;
  • tuberculosis;
  • penicillin