Ehrlich Paul


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Ehrlich

(âr′lĭKH), Paul 1854-1915.
German bacteriologist. He shared a 1908 Nobel Prize for discoveries in immunology, especially his work on antitoxins, and later developed a successful treatment for syphilis.
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