Asima Chatterjee

1917 - 2006

Asima Chatterjee

Asima Chatterjee (23 September 1917 – 22 November 2006) was an Indian organic chemist noted for her work in the fields of organic chemistry and phytomedicine. Her most notable work includes research on vinca alkaloids, the development of anti-epileptic drugs, and development of anti-malarial drugs. She also authored a considerable volume of work on medicinal plants of the Indian subcontinent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Asima Chatterjee has received more than 803,233 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 436th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Asima Chatterjee ranks 436 out of 473Before her are Isabella Karle, Michael Grätzel, Ludwig Mond, Eric Betzig, Carl Remigius Fresenius, and Christopher Kelk Ingold. After her are James B. Conant, Edward Calvin Kendall, Karol Olszewski, Theodor Curtius, Alexander Pavlovich Vinogradov, and David Warren.

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Among people born in 1917, Asima Chatterjee ranks 175Before her are Ossie Davis, Jean Lucas, Kriangsak Chamanan, Fidel Sánchez Hernández, Nils Karlsson, and William P. Gottlieb. After her are Gonzalo Rojas, Phyllis Diller, José Perácio, Freddie Francis, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., and Fyodor Khitruk. Among people deceased in 2006, Asima Chatterjee ranks 190Before her are Mariam Aslamazian, Bruno Kirby, Betty Curtis, Ted Schroeder, Don Knotts, and William P. Gottlieb. After her are Esther Lederberg, Hilde Domin, Lou Rawls, Gordon Parks, Gösta Löfgren, and Hugh Thompson Jr..

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In India

Among people born in India, Asima Chatterjee ranks 375 out of 848Before her are Sabu Dastagir (1924), Shakuntala Devi (1929), Satya Nadella (1967), Om Puri (1950), B. V. Doshi (1927), and Brian Horrocks (1895). After her are Arjun Appadurai (1949), Akshay Kumar (1967), Sanjay Dutt (1959), Hrithik Roshan (1974), Mulayam Singh Yadav (1939), and Bhupen Hazarika (1926).

Among CHEMISTS In India

Among chemists born in India, Asima Chatterjee ranks 2Before her are Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (1952). After her are C. N. R. Rao (1934).

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