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Henrik Carl Peter Dam

Henrik Carl Peter Dam (February 21, 1895 - 1976) was a Danish biochemist and physiologist.

He was born and died in Copenhagen.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1943 for his work in discovering vitamin K and its role in human physiology.



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