William Cumming Rose


William Cumming Rose

Infobox Scientist
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birth_date = April 4, 1887
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death_date = September 25, 1985
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nationality = United States
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field = nutritionist
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known_for = essential amino acid threonine
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prizes = National Medal of Science in 1966
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William Cumming Rose (April 4, 1887 – September 25, 1985) was an American nutritionist whose research in the 1930s discovered the essential amino acid threonine.

Rose received National Medal of Science in 1966.

External links

* [http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/biomems/wrose.html Biographical Memoirs]


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