Dubos

[doo-bohs; French dy-baws]
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noun

Re·né Jules [ruh-ney joolz; French ruh-ney zhyl] /rəˈneɪ dʒulz; French rəˈneɪ ʒül/, 1901–82, U.S. bacteriologist, born in France: early advocate of ecological concern.

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Dubos

[dōō-bôs, -bō, dü-]René Jules 1901-1982

French-born American bacteriologist noted for his research on natural antibiotics, tuberculosis, and environmental factors in disease.

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Dubos

[dōō-bôs, -bō, dü-]René Jules 1901-1982

French-born American bacteriologist noted for his research on natural antibiotics, tuberculosis, and environmental factors in disease. In 1939 he discovered tyrothricin, the first commercially produced antibiotic.
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