- Sabir Yunusov
Sabir Yunusovich Yunusov (Russian: Сабир Юнусович Юнусов) (
March 18, 1909in Tashkent– November 29, 1995in Tashkent) was a Soviet and Uzbek chemist, known for his research in alkaloid chemistry. He won the D.I. Mendeleev Gold Medalfor this work (1971) cite web|url=http://www.ras.ru/win/db/show_per.asp?P=.id-52925.ln-ru.dl-.pr-inf.uk-12 |title=Юнусов Сабир Юнусович |accessdate=2007-10-08 |publisher=Russian Academy of Sciences |language=Russian ] . Sabir Yunusov founded the Institute of the Chemistry of Plant Substances under the Academy of Sciences of the Uzbek SSR(of Uzbekistansince 1991) in 1956 cite web|url=http://www.ut.uz/eng/today/those_who_can_make_a_difference.mgr |title=Those who can make a difference |accessdate=2007-10-08 |last=Urmanov |first=Ruslan |date=2007-08-31 |work=Uzbekistan Today |publisher=Uzbekistan Today ] . He was a corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (of Russia since 1991) from 1958 until his passing cite web|url=http://www.ras.ru/win/db/show_per.asp?P=.id-52925.ln-en |title=RAS member entry |accessdate=2007-10-08 |publisher=Russian Academy of Sciences ] . He died and was buried in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
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