TITLE

Leopold Ruzicka -- 1939 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

AUTHOR(S)
Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.; Steensma, David P.
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jan2007, Vol. 82 Issue 1, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Croatian chemist Leopold Stephen Ruzicka, the recipient of the 1939 Nobel Prize in chemistry. This has been in recognition of his work on ringed molecules and terpenes. In this context, it has been emphasized that through the work of Ruzicka and others, the structure of cholesterol and bile acids was determined in the 1920s. The author also mentioned Ruzicka's academic and occupational achievements and his various organizational affiliations.
ACCESSION #
23737576

 

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