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Ulrich Weiss Papers 1929-1989
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Title: Ulrich Weiss Papers
Creator: Weiss, Ulrich, 1908-
Dates: 1929-1989
Extent: 10 linear feet (8 boxes)
Weiss achieved distinction in the fields of natural products chemistry, medicinal chemistry and synthetic methods. In 1955 he developed a method for synthetically transforming the analgesic Oxymorphone (marketed as Numorphan). While at NIH Weiss studied the analgesic properties of alkaloids (morphine, opium, heroin, codeine), and the synthesis of polyquinanes and polyquinenes.

Call number: MS C 551
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored onsite. History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine