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  1. Ken·dall, Edward Calvin
    IPA[ˈkendl]
    • 1. (1886–1972), US biochemist. He isolated crystalline thyroxine from the thyroid gland, and he also discovered cortisone. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1950), shared with Philip S. Hench (1896–1965) and Tadeus Reichstein (1897–1996).

    • (1886–1972), American biochemist. He isolated crystalline thyroxine from the thyroid gland, and from the adrenal cortex he obtained a number of steroid hormones, one of which was later named cortisone. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1950).
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