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Carl Ferdinand Cori

Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984) was an American biochemist born in Austria-Hungary who, together with his wife Gerty Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay[?], received a Nobel prize in 1947 for their discovery of how glycogen (animal starch) - a derivative of glucose - is broken down and resynthesized in the body, for use as a store and source of energy.

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