Saturday, September 24, 2011

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Memory

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi de Nagyrápolt (born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary, September 16, 1893 - died in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, United States, October 22, 1986 at age 93 years), a Hungarian-born American biochemist, was the first to isolate vitamin figures C, and research on biological oxidation of the Krebs citric acid cycle basis.

His findings on the biochemical properties of muscle contraction revolutionize the field of muscle research. Final career devoted to research in biology "submolekuler", applying quantum physics to biological processes. He is particularly interested in cancer, and is the first store that explores the relationship between free radicals and cancer.

Szent-Gyorgyi won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1937 for his work on biological oxidation and vitamin C, and the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1954, for contributions to understanding cardiovascular diseases through basic muscle research.