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Excerpt From Gertrude Elion's Laboratory Notebook, 1949

In this page from her laboratory notebook circa 1949, Gertrude Elion records the preparation of 6-Mercaptopurine, which became the first effective chemotherapy for childhood leukemia.

Courtesy of GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Excerpt From Gertrude Elion's Laboratory Notebook, 1949." (Viewed on August 23, 2019) <https://qa.jwa.org/media/excerpt-from-gertrude-elions-laboratory-notebook>.

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