Carl Ferdinand Cori
#3050 Overall Influence

Carl Ferdinand Cori

Czech Nobel prize laureate and scientist

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Carl Ferdinand Cori, ForMemRS was a Czech-American biochemist and pharmacologist born in Prague who, together with his wife Gerty Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay, received a Nobel Prize in 1947 for their discovery of how glycogen – a derivative of glucose – is broken down and resynthesized in the body, for use as a store and source of energy. In 2004, both were designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark in recognition of their work that elucidated carbohydrate metabolism.

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Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University in St. Louis

University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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Karl-Ferdinands-Universität

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Leipzig University
Leipzig University

University in Leipzig, Germany

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Charles University
Charles University

Oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic

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University of Washington
University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#273 World Rank
Biology
#767 World Rank
Medical
#855 World Rank
Chemistry