Frederick Gowland Hopkins

University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom 
"Frederick Hopkins"

Isolated and identified structure of tryptophan. Isolated and named glutathione. Discovered xanthine oxidase.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1929 was divided equally between Christiaan Eijkman for his discovery of the antineuritic vitamin and Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins for his discovery of the growth-stimulating vitamins.

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Thomas Stevenson research assistant 1888 University of London
Sir Michael Foster research scientist 1898-1907 Cambridge (Neurotree)


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John Tileston Edsall research assistant 1924-1926 Cambridge
Marjory Stephenson grad student Cambridge
Juda Hirsch Quastel grad student 1924 Cambridge
Vincent  Brian Wigglesworth grad student 1922-1924 Cambridge
Malcolm Dixon grad student 1925 Cambridge
Douglas Creese Harrison grad student 1925 Cambridge
J. Murray Luck grad student 1925 Cambridge
Howard Walter Florey grad student 1927 Cambridge
William J. Dann grad student 1930 Cambridge
Dorothy Mary Moyle Needham grad student 1930 Cambridge
Allan Elliott grad student 1927-1933 Cambridge University
Ernest Baldwin grad student 1935 Cambridge
Ernst Boris Chain grad student 1933-1935 Cambridge
Conrad (Arnold) Elvehjem post-doc Cambridge
Joseph Needham post-doc Cambridge
Charles Glen King post-doc 1929 Cambridge
Kshitish Chandra Sen post-doc 1931 Cambridge
Biresh Chandra Guha post-doc 1932 Cambridge
Albert von Szent-Györgyi research scientist 1927 Cambridge
David R. Goddard research scientist 1950-1951 Cambridge (Plant Biology Tree)
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Fletcher WM, Hopkins FG. (1907) Lactic acid in amphibian muscle The Journal of Physiology. 35: 247-309
Folin O, Bürgi E, Vozárik A, et al. (1907) Harnuntersuchung Zeitschrift FüR Analytische Chemie. 46: 269-273
Willcock EG, Hopkins FG. (1906) The importance of individual amino‐acids in metabolism: Observations on the effect of adding tryptophane to a dietary in which zein is the sole nitrogenous constituent The Journal of Physiology. 35: 88-102
Hopkins FG. (1906) The analyst and the medical man The Analyst. 31: 385b-404
Hopkins FG, Cole SW. (1903) A contribution to the chemistry of proteids: Part II. The constitution of tryptophane, and the action of bacteria upon it. The Journal of Physiology. 29: 451-66
Jolles A, Makowka O, Wogrinz, et al. (1902) Untersuchung des Harns Zeitschrift FüR Analytische Chemie. 41: 712-716
Hopkins FG, Cole SW. (1901) A contribution to the chemistry of proteids: Part I. A preliminary study of a hitherto undescribed product of tryptic digestion. The Journal of Physiology. 27: 418-28
Hopkins FG. (1900) On the separation of a pure albumin from egg‐white The Journal of Physiology. 25: 306-330
White WH, Hopkins FG. (1899) On the excretion of phosphorus and nitrogen in leukhæmia The Journal of Physiology. 24: 42-47
Hopkins FG, Pinkus SN. (1898) Observations on the Crystallization of Animal Proteids. The Journal of Physiology. 23: 130-6
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