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Carl Ferdinand Cori

Born  1896
Died  1984

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Czech-born American biochemist, born December 15, 1896, Prague; died October 20, 1984, Cambridge, Massachusets.

Biography of Carl Ferdinand Cori

For biography, see under Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori.

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