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(sānt-jôr′jē, sĕnt-dyœr′dyĭ), Albert 1893-1986.
Hungarian-born American biochemist who was the first to isolate vitamin C. He won a 1937 Nobel Prize for discoveries relating to biological combustion.
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The Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research was established by the National Foundation for Cancer Research in honour of its co-founder Dr.
Born in Budapest on September 16, 1893, Szent-Gyorgyi was active in the Hungarian Resistance during World War II.
It took Szent-Gyorgyi a while to find the most economical raw material for his experiments and for producing the vitamin, until he hit upon the idea of using the product, or produce, for which the Szeged region of southern Hungary is so famous, namely paprika, or red pepper.
The Nobel laureate Albert Szent-Gyorgyi isolated ascorbic acid in 1932, and today we are able to buy inexpensive megadoses of vitamin C.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of vitamin C.
Szent-Gyorgyi descubrio que los flavonoides mejoran la funcion de la vitamina C, aumentando su absorcion y protegiendola de la oxidacion [4], [13], [19], [20].
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi recognized years ago that life is simply too fast and too subtle to wait for molecules to wander around aimlessly until they happen to bump into the right targets.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist and Nobel Prize winner 1937
Szent-Gyorgyi felt that biologically active flavonoids were more important than vitamin C.
In 1928 the Hungarian-born American biochemist Albert von Nagyrapolt Szent-Gyorgyi (1893-1986), while working at Cambridge University under Hopkins (see 1900, Tryptophan), isolated a substance from adrenal glands that easily lost and regained a pair of hydrogen atoms and was therefore, like glutathione (see 1921), a hydrogen carrier.
31, at 90; James Rainwater, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist, May 31, at 68; Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, Nobel Prize winner for isolating vitamin C, Oct.