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Henrik Dam
Birth: Feb. 21, 1896
Death: Apr. 17, 1976

Biochemist, Nobel Prize recipient. Born in Copenhagen, he was educated at the Technical University in Copenhagen where he was professor 1941-65. During the 1930s, while working with biochemistry and nutritional physiology he discovered and explored the vitamin K. In 1943 he and the American biochemist Edward Doisy shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine for their work on vitamin K. He lated investigated vitamin E deficiency diseases. (bio by: Erik Skytte) 
Bispebjerg Cemetery
Kobenhavns Kommune
Hovedstaden, Denmark
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Originally Created by: Erik Skytte
Record added: Jun 02, 2005
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Henrik Dam
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- R I P
 Added: May. 30, 2017
Kudos for your concurrent independent work on Vit K, sharing the Nobel prize in 1943 with Dr Edward Doisy of Saint Louis University, Missouri, USA. God bless.
 Added: Mar. 22, 2017

- Erik Skytte
 Added: Feb. 21, 2017
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