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Robert F Furchgott showed that acetylcholine-induced relaxation of blood vessels was dependent on the endothelium. His “sandwich” experiment set the stage for future scientific development. He used two different pieces of the aorta; one had the endothelial layer intact, in the other it had been removed.

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  Between 1901 and 2019, the Nobel Prizes and the Prize in Economic Sciences were awarded 597 times to 950 people and organizations. With some receiving the Nobel Prize more than once, this makes a total of 919 individuals and 24 organizations. Below, you can view the full list of Nobel Prizes and Nobel Laureates.…

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  The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded 110 times to 219 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2019. Click on the links to get more information. , and  “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability” and “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune…

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This list shows the universities, research institutions or companies Nobel Laureates were affiliated with at the time of the Nobel Prize announcement. Only Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine, and Laureates in Economic Sciences are shown in the list. A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia (1) “for developing semiconductor heterostructures used…

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This list shows the Laureates by age at the year of the award. Age 17 (1) “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education” Age 25 (1) “for their services in the analysis of crystal structure by means of X-rays” Age 31 (4)…

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by Jan Lindsten and Nils Ringertz Introduction “…The whole of my remaining realizable estate shall be dealt with in the following way: The capital shall be invested by my executors in safe securities and shall constitute a fund, the interest on which shall be annually distributed in the form of prizes to those who, during…

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The Nobel Laureates are required “to give a lecture on a subject connected with the work for which the prize has been awarded”according to the Nobel Foundation statutes. The lecture should be given before, or no later than six months after, the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, which takes place in Stockholm or, in the case…

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  by Nils Ringertz In his of November 27, 1895, Alfred Nobel specified that the bulk of his estate should be deposited in a fund, the interest of which should be divided into five parts and to be used for Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Literature and Peace. One of the five shares should be given…

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by Jan Lindsten and Nils Ringertz Introduction “…The whole of my remaining realizable estate shall be dealt with in the following way: The capital shall be invested by my executors in safe securities and shall constitute a fund, the interest on which shall be annually distributed in the form of prizes to those who, during…

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The 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Click on the miniature images below to see enlarged images. This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded for discoveries concerning the cardiovascular system, i.e. the heart and blood vessels. However, the principles have turned out to be important also in other parts of the…

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