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Gerhard Domagk


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Gerhard Domagk
   won for work on   
The Discovery of Antibacterial Effects of Prontosil
1939
Gerhard Domagk
   discovered   
Sulfa Drugs
(1930s) Discovered that Prontosil, an orange-red dye, cured infections caused by the common bacteria streptococci. The finding opened the door to the synthesis of chemotherapeutic drugs (or "wonder drugs") and sulfa drugs in particular.






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