Frederick Gowland Hopkins

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Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
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Born 20 Juin 1861(1861-06-20)
Eastbourne, Sussex, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Died 16 Mey 1947(1947-05-16) (aged 85)
Cambridge, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Naitionality Inglis
Alma mater King's College London
Guy's Hospital
Kent for Vitamins, tryptophan, glutathione
Awairds Nobel Prize (1929)
Ryal Medal (1918)
Copley Medal (1926)
Albert Medal (1934)
Order o Meerit (1935)
Scientific career
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions Varsity o Cambridge
Academic advisors Thomas Stevenson
Doctoral students Judah Hirsch Quastel
Malcolm Dixon
Ither notable students J.B.S. Haldane

Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins OM PRS[1] (20 Juin 1861 – 16 Mey 1947) wis an Inglis biochemist wha wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine in 1929, wi Christiaan Eijkman, for the discovery o vitamins, even tho Casimir Funk, a Pols biochemist, is widely creditit wi discoverin vitamins. He an aa discovered the amino acid tryptophan, in 1901. He wis Preses o the Ryal Society frae 1930 tae 1935.

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  1. Dale, H. H. (1948). "Frederick Gowland Hopkins. 1861–1947". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 6 (17): 115–126. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1948.0022.