Encyclopedia > Gerty Theresa

  Article Content

Gerty Cori

Redirected from Gerty Theresa

Gerty Theresa Cori (1896-1957) was an American biochemist born in Austria-Hungary who, together with her husband Carl Ferdinand 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.

External link:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman

... Lee Bowman[?], Marsha Hunt[?] and Eddie Albert[?]. The movie was written by Frank Cavett[?], John Howard Lawson[?], Dorothy Parker and Lionel Wiggam[?]. It was ...