Yellapragada Subba Row: The Unsung Hero

Kamath, Priyanka and Shenoy, Ashok K. (2013) Yellapragada Subba Row: The Unsung Hero. Muller Journal of Medical Sciences and Research, 4 (2). pp. 130-132. ISSN 0975-9727

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A genius in more than one basic field, with many important discoveries/inventions such as folate, methotrexate, aureomycin, and diethylcarbamazine etc., The wonder drugs he created helped conquer many diseases considered incurable till then, and even today, these drugs continue to be used routinely. Also, his discoveries led to better understanding of various basic physiological processes in man. Though he received all the support for his research on foreign soil, it is said he always remained an Indian at heart. The accolades he received for his work were few, and moreover, delayed. This article briefly describes the journey of this great man, his discoveries and achievements, which even today remain largely unknown.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adenosine triphosphate, diethyl carbamazepine citrate, methotrexate, subba row
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2013 11:32
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2013 11:32

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