Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr.

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"for his discoveries concerning the mechanisms of the action of hormones" (1971, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Hormone)
For his discovery of cyclic AMP, and for providing a comprehension of this key chemical mechanism, which regulates hormonal action. (1970, Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research)
For the discovery that epinephrine and hormones of the pituitary gland occasion their diverse regulatory effects by initiating cellular synthesis of cyclic adenylic acid, now recognized as a universal biological second messenger, which opened a new level (1973, National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences)
 

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1974-03-09
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Nobel Prize Winner

Nobel Honor
"for his discoveries concerning the mechanisms of the action of hormones" (1971, Epinephrine, Hormone)
 

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1915-11-19
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