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Encyclopedia > Carl Cori

Carl Ferdinand Cori (December 5, 1896 _ October 20, 1984) was an American biochemist born in Prague (then in Austria-Hungary) who, together with his wife Gerty Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay, received a Nobel Prize in 1947 for their discovery of how glycogen (animal starch) - a derivative of glucose _ is broken down and resynthesized in the body, for use as a store and source of energy.

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Carl Ferdinand Cori at AllExperts (424 words)
Carl was the son of Carl Cori, a physician, and Martha Lippich, he grew up in Trieste where his father was the director of the Marine Biological Station.
Gerty died in 1957, Carl married Anne Fitz-Gerald Jones in 1960.
*Ihde, A.J. Cori, Carl Ferdinand, and Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori.
[Bernardo A. Houssay] Biografía de Carl F. and Gerty T. Cori (2371 words)
Carl was Instructor of Medicine in Prague from 1919 to 1920 and assistant in Vienna from 1920 to 1921.
Carl Cori worked from 1922 to 1931 as biochemist of the State Institute for the Study of Malignant Diseases in Buffalo, N.Y. Gerty was assistant in Pathology from 1922 to 1925 at the same Institute.
Carl Cori is also a Foreign Member of the Royal Society and a member of the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, The American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine.
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