Reference Entry

Chain, Sir Ernst Boris (1906-1979), biochemist

Edward P. Abraham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Chain, Sir Ernst Boris (1906-1979), biochemist, was born on 19 June 1906 in Berlin, the only son of the two children of Dr Michael Chain, a Russian-born industrial chemist, and his wife, Margarete Eisner, who was related to Kurt Eisner, the socialist prime minister of Bavaria assassinated in 1919. Chain's ...

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