Identifiant IdRef : 08457027X
Notice de type Personne

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Cori, Gerty Theresa (1896-1957)

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Radnitz, Gerty Theresa
[Nom de personne]


Langue d'expression : Anglais
Pays : Etats-Unis
Date de naissance : 15 -  08 -  1896
Date de mort : 26 -  10 -  1957
Genre : Féminin


Note publique d'information : 
Biochimiste, Nobel 1947


Internet,, 13-03-2005

Information trouvée : Gerty Theresa Cori, née Radnitz, (August 15, 1896 October 26, 1957) was an American biochemist born in Prague (then Austria-Hungary) who, together with her husband Carl Ferdinand Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay, received a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1947 for their discovery of how glycogen (animal starch) a derivative of glucose is broken down and resynthesized in the body, for use as a store and source of energy.In 1947 Gerty Cori became the third woman and first American woman to win a Nobel Prize in science, the previous recipients being Marie Curie and Irène Joliot-Curie. The same year, she became a full professor of biochemistry at Washington University, a post she held until her death in 1957.

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