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Women Nobel Prize Winners in Science

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Gerty Radnitz Cori


Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1947

Gerty Cori studied enzymes and hormones, and her work brought researchers closer to understanding diabetes. She won the Nobel Prize for discovering the enzymes that convert glycogen into sugar and back again to glycogen.

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