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Aleksandr Yevseevicb BRAUNSHTEYN

biochemist

Aleksandr BRAUNSHTEYN, USSR Biochemist. Full member, USSR Academy, of Med, Science, since 1945; Head of a Laboratory, Institute of Biological and Medicine Chemistry, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1945; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1960. Stalin Prize, 1941; other awards.

Background

BRAUNSHTEYN, Aleksandr was born in 1902.

Education

1925 graduated Kharkov Medicine Institute.

Career

Board member, All-Union and Moscow Society of Physiologists, Biochemists and Pharmacologists. Со-Editor, “Chemistry” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Со-Editor, journal “Voprosy meditsinskoy khimii” (Problems of Medical Chemistry) and other medical publications.

Honoured Doctor of Science, Brussels University. 1959 attended International Symposium on Comparative Biology of Nitrogen Metabolism in France. Has written studies on enzymology and metabolism of nitrous substances, aminoacids and proteins.

1930-1935 worked at Biochemical Institute, USSR Popular Commissariat of Health. 1936-1945 at All-Union Institute of Experimental Medicine.

Religion

There is no conclusive logical argument for the existence of God. His existence is continuously debated.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.