31 March

 

1978 – Charles Herbert Best died (born February 27, 1899.), the US-Canadian physiologist studied pancreatic extract and the related hormone insulin along with dr. Frederick Banting. After their discovery diabetes started to be treated with insulin.

In 1923. Banting only received the Nobel Prize for the discovery of insulin, Best was not nominated because at the time of the discovery he did not yet receive his doctorate. Banting shared a cash prize with Best.

Best also discovered vitamin choline and enzyme histaminase. First introduced anticoagulants in the treatment of thrombosis.

 

RELATED POSTS ...
15 March
views 279
  The consumer movement led by Consumers International marks 15 March every year as the World Consumer Rights Day.   2005 – The Consumers International celebrated the “Wor...
20 March
views 362
  1985 – The "Great American Meatout" was launched on this day as a spontaneous protest against a US Senate resolution declaring the National Meat Week. Since then, the movement grew...
Calendar
views 470
  Click on the highlighted date (blue). January 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 February 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 0...
15 January
views 330
  2015 – The USDA approved the sale and planting of Monsanto’s genetically engineered dicamba tolerant soybeans and cotton. Dicamba is a broad spectrum herbicide, which is absorbe...
22 January
views 307
  1865 - Wilbur Lincoln Scoville was born (22. January 1865. - 10 March 1942.), the American pharmacist devised a scale to standardize the intensity (spicy heat) of hot peppers, espe...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *