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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1929
Christiaan Eijkman, Sir Frederick Hopkins

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Christiaan Eijkman - Facts

Christiaan Eijkman

Christiaan Eijkman

Born: 11 August 1858, Nijkerk, the Netherlands

Died: 5 November 1930, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Affiliation at the time of the award: Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the antineuritic vitamin"

Field: metabolism, nutrition

Prize share: 1/2

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