Steenbock, Harry

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Harry, U.S. physiologist and chemist, 1886-1967.
Steenbock unit - a unit of vitamin D.
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The company can trace its scientific roots back to the early vitamin D work of renowned UW-Madison Professor Harry Steenbock.
In the 1920s, university researcher Harry Steenbock invented a process for irradiating food with ultraviolet light, thus enhancing its vitamin D content.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, (151) WARF sued Vitamin Technologists for infringing the irradiation patents of University of Wisconsin researcher (and WARF cofounder) Harry Steenbock.