Djerassi

Djer·as·si

(jə-räs′ē), Carl Born 1923.
Austrian-born American chemist noted for his work on the development of an oral contraceptive.
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Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, California
Pour eviter ce scenario, les trois auteurs du livre blanc de Carnegie - Marwan Muasher, Marc Pierini et Alexander Djerassi Au proposent que les dirigeants tunisiens poursuivent la realisation de quelques gains rapides, de projets pilotes et de reformes claires (bien que tres modestes), qui tous renforceraient la confiance des bailleurs de fonds exterieurs pour se reinscrire dans un [beaucoup moins que]cercle vertueux[beaucoup plus grand que].
In August, Ryan will attend the prestigious Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, Calif.
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Syntex hired a young chemist called Carl Djerassi, who is often called "the father of the pill" and whose work on synthetic progesterone paralleled that being undertaken by Pincus and, separately, a third scientist, Frank Colton.
Carl Djerassi, an eminent chemist who 63 years ago synthesized a hormone that changed the world by creating the key ingredient for the oral contraceptive known as "the pill,'' died at his home in San Francisco on Friday.
Carl Djerassi, 90, contributed to the invention of Norethisterone, the first highly active progestin, a synthetic steroid used in oral contraceptives.
Carl Djerassi, the author of several novels with realistic scientist characters, prefers the term science-in-fiction, but I have found this label too easily confused with science fiction.
59) Although the exact mechanism of this unique reaction is not clear, it might involve the cleavage of the C23-C24 bond in the metabolism as reported by Djerassi et al.
Prominent chemist, Prof Carl Djerassi, will receive an honorary diploma from the American College of Sofia on Friday, May10.
Past projects include: Off Broadway: Phallacy by Carl Djerassi at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Three on a Couch and Taboos by Carl Djerassi at the Soho Playhouse, SeaChange: Reversing the Tide by Roger Payne and Lisa Harrow at the Cherry Lane Theatre; Off-Off Broadway: the rock opera Galileo: The Emotional Life of a Spacecraft, the comedy Happy Hour at the Event Horizon, and the collaborative workshop called The Collaboratorium.
There were a few other options, but nothing short of a revolution occurred in 1960 with the invention of the oral contraceptive pill by Carl Djerassi.