The pharmaceutical industry and the German National Socialist Regime: I.G. Farben and pharmacological research

  title={The pharmaceutical industry and the German National Socialist Regime: I.G. Farben and pharmacological research},
  author={Francisco Javier L{\'o}pez-Mu{\~n}oz and Pilar Garc{\'i}a-Garc{\'i}a and Cecilio {\'A}lamo},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics},
Before the National Socialist party came to power, the German pharmaceutical industry constituted an international reference as far as the development of new medicines was concerned, having been responsible for synthetic analgesics (phenacetin, phenazones, acetylsalicylic acid), arsphenamine, barbiturates and sulfonamides. The year 1925 saw the founding of I.G. Farben (Interessen‐Gemeinschaft Farbenindustrie AG), a conglomerate of companies that would monopolize the country’s chemical… 
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