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FREDERICK GOWLAND HOPKINS, NOBEL PRIZE FOR DISCOVERY OF VITAMINS

$850.00

Description

SIR FREDERICK GOWLAND HOPKINS (1861-1947) HANDWRITTEN QUOTE SIGNED, “F. Gowland Hopkins”, on a card 4.5 x 3.5, Nov 2, 1930, Cambridge, England, by the English biochemist who was awarded the 1929 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Christiaan Eijkman, for the discovery of vitamins. Hopkins also discovered the amino acid tryptophan and was the President of the Royal Society (1930-35). His handwritten quote, in full: “May the confluence of the English language cure the evils due to Babel! As true today as it was almost a century ago, especially when referring to the truth of science. In fine condition, with minor age toning.

$850   #12462