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Carl Peter Henrik Dam
Born February 21, 1895
Copenhagen, Denmark
Died April 17, 1976
Copenhagen, Denmark
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions Polytechnic Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Alma mater Polytechnic Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1943)

Carl Peter Henrik Dam (February 21 1895 — April 17 1976) was a Danish chemist. He won the 1943 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Edward Doisy, for the discovery of Vitamin K.


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