Gerty Theresa Cori

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Cori, Gerty Theresa:

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1896–1984, and Gerty Theresa Cori
, 1896–1957, American biochemists, b. Prague. Soon after receiving their medical degrees and marrying, they emigrated to the United States (1922), where they pursued their joint researches into the
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