Coale Price III and Antimalarials
C O N T E N T S
joined the faculty of the University of Illinois in 1936, the same year
he received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he studied under
L. F. Fieser. He left ten years later to become head of the department
of chemistry at Notre Dame. Prices research interest centered on
the mechanisms of various organic reactions, such as substitutions in
aromatic compounds; addition, elimination, and replacement reactions;
vinyl-type addition polymerization and copolymerization; the hydrolysis
and oxidation of chemical warfare agents; and the reaction of biopolymers
with alkylating agents. Price specialized in polymers, rubbers, and resins.
He held important patents on synthetic rubber, which were marketed commercially
by Rohm and Haas.