(2) Department of Ophthalmology, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Clinical Center, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
, who was the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1937.
reports isolating hexuronic acid, later identified as vitamin C (9/20/30, p.
16 -- Google today celebrates the 118th birth anniversary of Hungarian physiologist Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
with a doodle.
I love the quote by Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
, "Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different."
, discovered ascorbic acid, vitamin C, he came across other related nutrients, which are flavonoids.
Pauling's ideas about vitamin C partly echoed another Nobel Prize winner, whom he called "the most charming scientist in the world": Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
In 1937 the Nobel prize for "Physiology or Medicine" was awarded to Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
, a professor of biochemistry at the University of Szeged in Hungary.
The Nobel laureate Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
isolated ascorbic acid in 1932, and today we are able to buy inexpensive megadoses of vitamin C.
, who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of vitamin C.
Szeged is where the Nobel Prize--winning Hungarian biochemist Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
first isolated vitamin C.
In 1976, he moved to the Institute of Pathophysiology of the Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Medical University in Szeged, Hungary.
The "grandfather" of biologically active flavonoids is Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1937 for his discovery of vitamin C.
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.