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Dubos

[doo-bohs; French dy-baws] /duˈboʊs; French düˈbɔs/
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René Jules
[ruh-ney joolz;; French ruh-ney zhyl] /rəˈneɪ dʒulz;; French rəˈneɪ ʒül/ (Show IPA),
1901–82, U.S. bacteriologist, born in France: early advocate of ecological concern.
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Dubos in Medicine

Dubos Du·bos (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 in Science
Dubos
  (d-bôs', -bō', dü-)   
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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