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Djerassi, Carl

LC control no.n 79099485
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationPS3554.J47
Personal name headingDjerassi, Carl
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1923-10-29
Death date2015-01-30
Place of birthVienna (Austria)
Place of deathSan Francisco (Calif.)
Field of activityChemistry Oral contraceptives
AffiliationSyntex Laboratories
Stanford University
Wayne State University
Wayne University
Profession or occupationChemists College teachers Novelists Dramatists
Found inAuthor's Optical rotatory dispersion, 1960.
His The politics of contraception, 1981: t.p. (Carl Djerassi) CIP data sheet (b. 10/29/23)
Information from 678 field, converted Aug. 17, 2014 (prof. of chemistry, Stanford Univ.)
New York times (online), viewed Feb. 2, 2015 (in obituary published Jan. 31: Carl Djerassi; b. Oct. 29, 1923, Vienna; came to the U.S. in 1939; d. Friday [Jan. 30, 2015], San Francisco, aged 91; 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")
Associated languageeng