(left to right): Fern P. Rathe, Karl August Folkers (1906-1997), and Edward Anthony Kaczka (b. 1914)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1616]

Creator: Folkers, Karl August

Form/Genre: Black-and-White Prints

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Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

Merck Pharmaceuticals Company researchers and organic chemists Fern P. Rathe, Karl August Folkers (1906-1997), and Edward Anthony Kaczka (b. 1914) were the first to isolate the antibiotic cathomycin in 1955.

Subject

  • Folkers, Karl August
  • Rathe, Fern P
  • Kaczka, Edward Anthony 1906-1997
  • Merck Research Laboratories

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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

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Topic

  • Chemistry, Organic
  • Biochemistry

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Black-and-White Prints

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1616]