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Day 27 Percy Lavon Julian – 28 days of Black History in Technology

Percy Lavon Julian was born April 11, 1899 in Montgomery Alabama.  He was a research chemist and a pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medical drugs from plants.  He largely worked on chemical synthesis of the human hormones, steroids, progesterone, and testosterone, from plant sterols. During his lifetime he received over 120 chemical patents. Julian […]

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