Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1988
Sir James W. Black, Gertrude B. Elion, George H. Hitchings

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Nobel Lecture

The Purine Path to Chemotherapy

Gertrude B. Elion held her Nobel Lecture on 8 December 1988, at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. She was presented by Professor Folke Sjöqvist of the Karolinska Institutet.

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From Nobel Lectures, Physiology or Medicine 1981-1990, Editor-in-Charge Tore Frängsmyr, Editor Jan Lindsten, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1993

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