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Sir Upendranath Brahmachari


WITH the death on February 6 of Sir Upendranath Brahmachari, India lost one of her most distinguished medical scientists. Sir Upendranath was best known to the world in general as the discoverer, and introducer as a therapeutic agent, of one of the most successful anti-leishmanial drugs, urea stibamine ; but those interested in medical research work in India knew him as an original and tireless investigator with a wide field of interest.


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NAPIER, L. Sir Upendranath Brahmachari. Nature 157, 542–543 (1946).

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