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Henrik Dam

Danish biochemist and physiologist

Carl Peter Henrik Dam (February 21 1895 — April 17 1976) was a Danish chemist.[1] He won the 1943 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Edward Doisy, for the discovery of Vitamin K.[2]

Carl Peter Henrik Dam
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BornFebruary 21, 1895
DiedApril 17, 1976
Copenhagen, Denmark
Alma materPolytechnic Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1943)
Scientific career
FieldsBiochemistry
InstitutionsPolytechnic Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Biography of Henrik Dam". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1943". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-12-21.