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Definition of the noun alexandre yersin
What does alexandre yersin mean as a name of something?
- French bacteriologist born in Switzerland; was a student of Pasteur; discovered the plague bacillus (1863-1943)
Who is Alexandre Yersin?
Alexandre Yersin: Alexandre Emile Jean Yersin was a Swiss and naturalized French physician and bacteriologist. He is remembered as the discoverer of the bacillus responsible for the bubonic plague or pest, which was later named in his honour.
- also known as Dr. Alexandre Yersin
- born on (152 years ago) in Aubonne
- nationality: Switzerland, France
- profession: Physician
- died on (72 years ago) in Nha Trang
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by John Krige, Dominique Pestre
Alexandre Yersin, the ...
An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World by Ruth A Johnston
The Swiss biologist Alexandre Yersin isolated the destructive bacillus in 1894, and it was named for him: Yersinia pestis. By 1900, researchers were certain the plague was being spread mostly by fleas on rats. Fleas are specific to host species ...
Encyclopedia of Wellness (2012)
From Acai Berry to Yo-yo Dieting by Sharon K. Zoumbaris
It has produced eight recipients of the Nobel Prize; its distinguished alumni include Alexandre Yersin, a French ...
Encyclopedia of Epidemiology (2008)
by Sarah Boslaugh
the Japanese microbiologist Shibasaburo Kitasato and the French microbiologist Alexandre Yersin conducted the experiments that led to the identification of the causative organism. Yersin's descriptions and explanations were published ...
was first identified by Alexandre Yersin in 1894 and classified as Pasteurella pestis soon thereafter. Von Logham reclassified Pasteurella pestis and Pasteurella rodentium into the new ...
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