The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1957

Daniel Bovet

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1957 was awarded to Daniel Bovet "for his discoveries relating to synthetic compounds that inhibit the action of certain body substances, and especially their action on the vascular system and the skeletal muscles"

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