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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945
Sir Alexander Fleming, Ernst B. Chain, Sir Howard Florey

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Ernst B. Chain - Facts

Ernst Boris Chain

Ernst Boris Chain

Born: 19 June 1906, Berlin, Germany

Died: 12 August 1979, Mulrany, Ireland

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases"

Field: anti-bacterial agents, bacteriology, biochemistry

Prize share: 1/3

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