Banting, Sir Frederick Grant


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Banting, Sir Frederick Grant

(bant′ing)
Canadian scientist, 1891–1941; co-discoverer of insulin, with Charles Herbert Best and John J. R. Macleod in 1922; Nobel laureate 1923.

Banting, Sir Frederick Grant

(1891–1941) Canadian physician and Nobel prizewinner. He is best-known for his discovery, with C.H. BEST, of the hormone INSULIN, in 1921, during his work on the internal secretion of the pancreas.