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Carl Ferdinand Cori

Carl Ferdinand Cori

Carl Ferdinand Cori

December 5, 1896 – October 20, 1984


Czech-American biochemist and pharmacologist who, together with his wife Gerty Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay, received a Nobel Prize 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.



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