Reichstein, Tadeus

(b. 1897)
   Swiss chemist. Born in Poland, he grew up in Switzerland. In 1938 he became head of the Institute of Pharmacy at Basle University. In 1950 he shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology.

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  • REICHSTEIN, TADEUS — (1897–1996), Swiss organic chemist, endocrinologist, and 1950 Nobel laureate. Reichstein was born in Wloclawek, Poland, and his family moved to Zurich in 1908. He became professor of organic chemistry at Zurich in 1934 and in 1938 joined Basle… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Reichstein, Tadeus — ▪ 1997       Polish born Swiss chemist (b. July 20, 1897, Wloclawek, Pol. d. Aug. 1, 1996, Basel, Switz.), identified the steroid hormones of the adrenal cortex and studied their structure and biological effects. For his role in this discovery,… …   Universalium

  • Reichstein , Tadeus — (1897–1996) Polish–Swiss biochemist Reichstein, the son of an engineer, was born in Wloclawek, Poland, and educated at the Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, where he obtained his PhD in 1922. After some years in industry, Reichstein… …   Scientists

  • Reichstein,Tadeus — Reich·stein (rīkʹstīn , rīKHʹshtīn ), Tadeus. 1897 1996. Polish born Swiss chemist. He shared a 1950 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning the hormones of the adrenal cortex. * * * …   Universalium

  • Reichstein, Tadeus — (b. 1897)    Swiss organic chemist and Nobel laureate, 1950. Reichstein was born in Poland and brought up in Switzerland. In 1933 he and his colleagues synthesized ascorbic acid (vitamin C), and in the same year he began his major work, isolating …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Reichstein, Tadeus — ► (n. 1897) Químico suizo. Fue premio Nobel de Medicina y Fisiología en 1950, compartido con E. C. Ken dall y P. S. Hench, por aislar hormonas cristalizadas, entre ellas la cortisona …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Tadeus Reichstein — (Włocławek (Polonia), 20 de julio de 1897 1 de agosto de 1996) nació en el seno de una familia judía en Polonia. Estudió Medicina en la Universidad de Zúrich. Posteriormente se tras …   Wikipedia Español

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