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Sabir Yunusovich YUNUSOV

organic chemist

Sabir YUNUSOV, USSR Organic chemist. Professor 1952; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; full member, Uzbek Academy of Sciences, since 1952. Member, Communist Party, since 1950.

Background

YUNUSOV, Sabir was born in 1909.

Education

1935 graduated Central Asian University.

Career

Since 1943 Head, Laboratory of the Chemistry of Alkaloids, Institute of Chemistry, Uzbek Academy of Sciences. 1950-1952 simultaneously Director, Institute of Chemistry, Uzbek Academy of Sciences. 1952-1962 V.-President, Uzbek Academy, of Science.

Established laws governing accumulation of alkaloids in various parts of plants. Analysed structure of alkaloid series and isolated dozens of new compounds of this group.

Religion

Religion is bad because it obstructs scientific research.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1950.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1950.