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Lester Smith
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Born in Teddington, London
Born in 1904
Died in 1992

Born 1904. Died 1992 - English biochemist.

Educated at Chelsea Polytechnic. Senior Research Biochemist at Glaxo. Responsible for first commercial production of penicillin in England. Isolated Vitamin B12 and an antibiotic complex. Elected FRS in 1957.

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