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Andrey Nikolaevich BELOZERSKY

biochemist

Andrey BELOZERSKY, USSR Biochemist. Professor; Doctor of Biological Science; Director,Department of Plant Biochemistry, Moscow University, since 1946; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958.

Background

BELOZERSKY, Andrey was born in 1905.

Education

1927 graduated Biology Department, Physico-Mathematical Faculty, Central Asian University, Tashkent. 1927-1930 postgraduate course in plant physiology.

Career

1930-1946 assist, then lecturer,Department of Plant Biochemistry, Moscow University. Co-Editor, “Chemistry” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition. Member, Editor Council, journals “Voprosy meditsinskoy khimii” (Problems of Medical Chemistry) and “Antibiotiki” (Antibiotics), etc.

Works deal with: presence of common proteins in nucleoproteids. Nucleic acids and proteins. Changes in the nucleic acid content of bacteria in different phases and under the influence of antibiotics.

Religion

Religion is bad because it stops people thinking in a rational and objective way.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.