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