June 14, 1868|
|Died||June 26, 1943
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Citizenship||Austria, Netherlands, US|
|Institutions||University of Vienna
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research
|Alma mater||University of Vienna|
|Known for||Development of blood group system, discovery of Rh factor, discovery of poliovirus|
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1930)
Owing to the difficulty of dealing with substances of high molecular weight we are still a long way from having determined the chemical characteristics and the constitution of proteins, which are regarded as the principal con-stituents of living organisms.
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