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22/02/1946 Streptomycin is discovered

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Rutgers and Streptomycin: First Tuberculosis Treatment

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Streptomycin: A Pioneer Antibiotic

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Streptomycin (1948)

American microbiologist Selman Waksman announced the discovery of a new antibiotic – the streptomycin. It was discovered by his PhD. student Albert Schatz in a research project financed by Merck and Co. Waksman later received Nobel prize in Physiology or medicine. Some people accused Waksman him of playing down the role of Schatz.
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