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Edward Calvin Kendall Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1950
Nobel Co-recipients Tadeus Reichstein, Phillip S.Hench

Chemist. Adrenal cortex hormones including cortisone: structure, biological effects. Thyroid hormone thyroxine: isolated. Glutathione: crystallized, established structure.

What physiologic processes are modified by cortisone and how this influence is exerted are matters still locked within this hormone. Said Shakespeare's soothsayer, "In Nature's infinite book of secrecy a little I can read."


Publication No:US 1036640 A
Title:Apparatus for separating liquids of different gravities
Publication Type:United States Utility Patent
Publication Date:Aug 27, 1912
Filing Date:Oct 12, 1911
Inventors:Kendall Edward Calvin
Assignee:Kendall Edward Calvin
Abstract:No Absract
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Publication No:US 1392767 A
Title:Thyroid product and process of preparing the same
Publication Type:United States Utility Patent
Publication Date:Oct 4, 1921
Filing Date:Jun 7, 1916
Inventors:Kendall Edward Calvin
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Name: Edward Calvin Kendall
Birth: 8 March 1886, South Norwalk, CT, USA
Death: 4 May 1972, Princeton, NJ, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Prize motivation: ""for their discoveries relating to the hormones of the adrenal cortex, their structure and biological effects"
Field Biochemistry, endocrinology
Prize share: 1/3
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