Reference numberMM/22/96
TitleLetter from W E van Heyningen to the Editor, The Sunday Times, Kemsley House, London, WC1
Date10 March 1959
DescriptionHeyningen writes of an articles in last week's "Portrait Gallery", which implies that Heyningen's valued friend Professor Ernst Boris Chain alone "solved the problems of the isolation and manufacture of penicillin". Heyningen writes that this is an oversimplification and that Professor Chain would be the first to agree. He draws the Editor's attention to the names of Dr N G Heatley and Dr E P Abraham and details how they were significant in the production of penicillin.
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Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA2255Chain; Sir; Ernst Boris (1906 - 1979); biochemist1906 - 1979
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