Domagk, Gerhard

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Gerhard, winner of 1939 Nobel Prize for work related to prontosil.
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The saga begins with Gerhard Domagk, who as a field physician for the German army in World War I witnessed soldiers' deaths and then dedicated his life to finding a way to protect other soldiers against the ravages of bacteria.
En 1935, Gerhard Domagk descubrio que el prontosil (un colorante rojo derivado del benceno del alquitran de hulla) atacaba a estreptococos y estafilococos, bacterias causantes de infecciones.
The German biochemist Gerhard Domagk (1895-1964) conducted systematic tests of new dyes synthesized since the time of Ehrlich to see if he could find something appropriate.