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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1955
Vincent du Vigneaud

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Vincent du Vigneaud - Facts

Vincent du Vigneaud

Vincent du Vigneaud

Born: 18 May 1901, Chicago, IL, USA

Died: 11 December 1978, White Plains, NY, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for his work on biochemically important sulphur compounds, especially for the first synthesis of a polypeptide hormone"

Field: biochemistry

Prize share: 1/1

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