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Willard Myron Allen

Born  1904

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American gynaecologist, born 1904, Farmington, NY, near Rochester, NY.

Biography of Willard Myron Allen

In 1929 William Myron Allen proved that progestin is necessary for the conservation of early pregnancy. In 1934 (1935?) he prepared the hormone progesterone in crystalline form.

We thank Douglas S. Allen for information submitted, Willard Myron Allen was his uncle.

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