Edward Adelbert Doisy

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Doisy, Edward Adelbert (1893–1986) US biochemist. He researched blood buffers, vitamins and metabolism. He also isolated the female sex hormones, oestrone (1929) and oestradiol (1935). Doisy shared the 1943 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with Henrik Dam, for their analysis of vitamin K.

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Doisy, Edward Adelbert (1893–1986) American biochemist; first isolated the oestrogens and independently isolated vitamin K, determined its structure and synthesized it; Nobel Prize 1943. See also Dam.