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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (4): 441–474.
Published: 01 September 2018
... “economic miracle” (1950s to early 1970s), and I highlight the intellectual dimensions that were specific to Japanese science by comparison with other national cases of penicillin domestication. Beyond the transfer of submerged culture fermentation technology for antibiotic mass production, a distinctive...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (3): 300–337.
Published: 01 June 2018
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2018
..., Biological Sciences 292, no. 1062 (1981): 601 29, on 607. In reference to W. Wernicke and R. Brettell, Somatic Embryogenesis from Sorghum Bicolour Leaves Nature 287 (Sep 1980): 138 39. 53. M. V. Bevan et al., A Chimeric Antibiotic Resistance Gene as a Selectable Marker for Plant Cell Transformation...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 119–153.
Published: 01 April 2016
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (4): 513–548.
Published: 01 September 2015
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 147–173.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of Laboratory Animal Science, ca. 1956 1980 Science in Context 27 (2014): 333 57. 5. Sivasundaram, Sciences on the Global (ref. 4), 158. 6. Mar´ a Jesu´s Santesmases and C. Gradmann, Circulation of Antibiotics: an Introduction Dynamis 31, no. 2 (2011): 293 302; James A. Secord, Knowledge in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2009) 39 (3): 300–355.
Published: 01 August 2009
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (2): 303–312.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Pharmaceuticals: A Biographical Approach, Annual Review of Anthropology 25 (1996): 153 78. HSNS3802_04 7/25/08 3:16 AM Page 304 the other antibiotics, exemplify this new perspective and the new insights it can foster. No drug biography has been told more often the 1929 discovery of penicillin by Alexander...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2008) 38 (2): 223–257.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... infestans research very slowly and surprisingly late. In 1991, Howard Judelson, already the field s leader in the application of molecular techniques, announced the first gene-transformation of P. infestans. The inserted genes were two bacterial genes for antibiotic resistance surrounded by promotor...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2005) 35 (2): 371–382.
Published: 01 March 2005
... York: Routledge, 2004. 275 pp. Covering the later 19th century and 20th century predominantly in America, Industrializing organisms examines commercial horticulture, Civil War horses, commodifi cation of chicken meat, and introduction of antibiotics into hog agricul- ture. These and the other essays...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2004) 35 (1): 161–174.
Published: 01 September 2004
... volume examines such diverse yet important topics as commercial horticulture, Civil War horses, commodification of chicken meat, and introduction of antibiotics into hog agricul- ture. These and the other essays cover the period from the rise of a uniquely agri- cultural science through the present. They...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2002) 32 (2): 347–367.
Published: 01 March 2002
... technology. The Germans also tried to convert laboratory knowledge of penicillin, widely accessible before the war, into a practical antibiotic available in useful amounts. They failed. As in the case of the German uranium project, lack of urgency and central coordination effectively thwarted progress. Also...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2000) 30 (2): 443–480.
Published: 01 January 2000
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1994) 25 (1): 111–135.
Published: 01 January 1994
... at the Upjohn Company. They had developed a process for obtaining a purified strain of the newly discovered fungus Streptomyces vellosus, whose metabolic chemistry generated the antibiotic lyncomycin. In June 1974, Upjohn had applied for a patent on the method, but an Upjohn patent lawyer named Roman...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1993) 23 (2): 337–366.
Published: 01 January 1993
...; these new problems became important subjects in the immunology of the postwar period largely because they could be studied conveniently in a context radi cally altered by the wartime introduction of antibiotics. No doubt *Department of History of Science, Science Center 235, Harvard University, Cam...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1993) 24 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 January 1993
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (1950) 3: 63–76.
Published: 01 January 1950
... colossal stores of vegetable salt bases."9 Plant materials from India, Africa, South America were searched for alkaloids10?somewhat comparable to our recent search of soils from foreign countries for microorganisms which might be able to produce antibiotics. In the early part of the 19th century the...