A Clinical Guide for Contraception by Leon Speroff MD, Philip D. Darney MD MSc

By Leon Speroff MD, Philip D. Darney MD MSc

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The Race for Cortisone When Marker left Syntex, he took his know-how with him. Fortunately for Syntex, there still was no patent on his discoveries. 9 On the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, Rosenkranz was in Havana waiting for a ship to Ecuador where the chair in organic chemistry awaited him at the University of Quito. The ship never showed. Rebuffed by the national university in Cuba, Rosenkranz took a job with a local pharmaceutical firm for $25 per week. D. candidates from the university. 10 The Rosenkranz laboratory was following Marker’s published techniques and making small amounts of progesterone and testosterone from sarsaparilla roots imported from Mexico.

D. Searle. Pincus assigned him the task of perfusing adrenal glands, with the aim of identifying the products of adrenal secretion and the hope of creating a system for commercial production. 18 At that same meeting, Hechter saw Hench’s movie and listened to his results. Hechter returned to the Foundation and urged that his project be given top priority. Pincus’s enduring relationship with Searle that yielded research support and new steroid compounds for almost never-ending testing began in earnest with the race for cortisone and his development of the perfusion system to use animal glands for the synthesis of steroid drugs.

Peterson joined Upjohn in 1946 to work on antibiotics, but he almost immediately became part of the race to synthesize cortisone. Peterson 8/25/2010 2:26:37 PM 28 A Clinical Guide for Contraception believed that lower microorganisms might possess the same enzymes used by adrenal glands to make cortisone, especially the difficult step of introducing an oxygen molecule to the structure. C. Murray attacked the problem, beginning in 1949. First they needed a microorganism. ”16 In 1 year’s time, the two chemists proved the value of microorganisms in chemical synthesis.

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