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Albert Szent-Györgyi von Nagyrapolt - bibliography

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Hungarian-American biochemist, born September 16, 1893, Budapest; died October 22, 1986, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA.


  • Nobel-Vortrag von Albert von Szent-Gyšrgyi. Les Prix Nobel en 1937.
  • On Oxidation, Fermentation, Vitamins, Health and Disease. 1940.
  • Chemical Physiology of Contractions in Body and Heart Muscle. 1953.
  • Introduction to a Submolecular Biology. 1960.
  • Lost in the Twentieth Century. (An autobiographical article)
    Annual Review of Biochemistry, 1963, 32: 1-14.
  • The Crazy Ape. 1970.

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