Aleksandr Khokhlov

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Khokhlov, Aleksandr Stepanovich


Born June 23 (July 6), 1916, in Moscow. Soviet chemist. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1964). Member of the CPSU since 1961.

Khokhlov graduated from the Moscow Institute of Fine Chemical Technology in 1941. From 1948 to 1952 he was a research worker at the Institute of Biological and Medical Chemistry of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR. From 1952 to 1954 he was head of a laboratory at the Institute of Experimental Cancer Pathology and Therapy (now the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Oncology). Between 1954 and 1959 he was head of a section at the All-Union Antibiotics Institute. In 1959 he became deputy director of the M. M. Shemiakin Institute of Bio-organic Chemistry and head of one of the institute’s laboratories.

Khokhlov’s major works deal with the study of antibiotics, antineoplastic agents, microbial bioregulators, and other natural substances. Khokhlov has been awarded the Order of the October Revolution, the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, and several medals.


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