Frederick Gowland Hopkins

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Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
OM PRS
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Born20 Juin 1861(1861-06-20)
Eastbourne, Sussex, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
Died16 Mey 1947(1947-05-16) (aged 85)
Cambridge, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
NaitionalityInglis
Alma materKing's College London
Guy's Hospital
Kent forVitamins, tryptophan, glutathione
AwairdsNobel Prize (1929)
Ryal Medal (1918)
Copley Medal (1926)
Albert Medal (1934)
Order o Meerit (1935)
Scientific career
FieldsBiochemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Cambridge
Academic advisorsThomas Stevenson
Doctoral studentsJudah Hirsch Quastel
Malcolm Dixon
Ither notable studentsJ.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.