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Ivan Ostromislensky (1880-1939), Russian-US chemist. Ostromislensky is best known for his work on synthetic rubber. He invented methods for synthesising the chemical building blocks of rubber, as well as methods of polymerisation and vulcanisation. He also suggested additives that could be used to improve synthetic rubber. From 1910 he also worked on immunochemistry, investigating the synthesis of antibodies, and chemotherapeutic drugs.
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