Eijkman


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Synonyms for Eijkman

Dutch physician who discovered that beriberi is caused by a nutritional deficiency (1858-1930)

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He studied biochemistry at Cambridge University and then worked in the Biochemistry Department, which was founded by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, who himself received a Nobel Prize in 1929, together with Christiaan Eijkman, for the discovery of vitamins.
Hagen, Douglas and natural selection; Whittaker's Allchin, and Fred Singer five-kingdom system; Margulis and HarperCollins, 1996 endosymbiosis; Stevens and sex chromosomes; Morgan's mutants; Avery and bacterial transformation; Krebs and respiration; Mitchell and chemiosmosis; Cannon and homeostasis; Selye and stress; Eijkman and beriberi; science and acupuncture; Burnet and antibodies; Tinbergen and sticklebacks; Hardy, Weinberg, Haldane and population genetics; Simpson and biogeography; and Carson and Silent Spring.
Eijkman, H 2002, 'Reframing the First Year Experience: The critical role of 'recognition work' in achieving curricular justice', 6th Pacific Rim First Year in Higher Education Conference: Changing Agendas--Te Ao Hurihuri Proceedings, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8-10 July 2002.
Required tests from the Health Research and Development Agency and the independent Eijkman Foundation showed the man from Indragiri Hulu Regency in Riau Province died Tuesday from the virus.