du Vigneaud


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du Vi·gneaud

(dōō vēn′yō), Vincent 1901-1978.
American biochemist. He won a 1955 Nobel Prize for his work on pituitary hormones.
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Du Vigneaud went on in 1954 to synthesize oxytocin, combining just the right amino acids in the right order.
Rosenblatt is the recipient of the Fuller Albright Award for his work on parathyroid hormone and the Vincent du Vigneaud Award in peptide chemistry and biology, and the Chairman's Award from Merck.
The structure of oxytocin had been worked out by du Vigneaud (see 1954) and that of insulin by Sanger (see 1952).