Roger J. Williams
American biochemist.- Roger J. Williams
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Water-soluble B vitamin and therefore an essential nutrient.
The essential nature of pantothenic acid was discovered by Roger J. Williams in 1933 by showing it was required for the growth of yeast.
One of the B vitamins.
It was first isolated via extraction from spinach leaves by Herschel K. Mitchell, Esmond E. Snell, and Roger J. Williams in 1941.
American chemist, known for being the first to chemically fully characterize and then synthesize thiamine (vitamin B1).
His brother was Roger J. Williams, another important chemist at the time and discoverer of Vitamin B5.
American biochemist who spent his career researching vitamins and nutritional requirements of bacteria and yeast.
Snell received his PhD in biochemistry in 1938 and moved to the University of Texas at Austin, where he worked as a postdoctoral fellow with Roger J. Williams.
American professor of biochemistry who spent most of his career on the faculty at the California Institute of Technology.
He received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Pomona College in 1936, a master's degree from Oregon State College in 1938, and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas in 1941, where he worked with Roger J. Williams and Esmond Emerson Snell in their work on vitamin B6 and folic acid.
Broad field, where physical, chemical, biological, bioinformatics and medical techniques are used to describe molecular structures and mechanisms, identify fundamental molecular and genetic errors of disease, and to develop molecular interventions to correct them.
In 1956, Roger J. Williams wrote Biochemical Individuality, a prescient book about genetics, prevention and treatment of disease on a molecular basis, and nutrition which is now variously referred to as individualized medicine and orthomolecular medicine.
Canadian biochemist, physician, and psychiatrist known for his "adrenochrome hypothesis" of schizoaffective disorders.
Nutrients to Age Without Senility, with Morton Walker and Roger J. Williams. Keats Pub, Inc., 1980. ISBN: 0879832185.
Natural health catalog and Internet marketing company headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota.
Swanson Health Products was started in 1969 in Fargo by Leland Swanson Sr. A self-taught natural health enthusiast, Swanson was heavily influenced by Linus Pauling, Irwin Stone, Roger J. Williams, Paul Bragg, and Adelle Davis.
Presidents of the American Chemical Society:
Roger J. Williams (1957)
The year 1941 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.
Folic acid is first isolated via extraction from spinach leaves by Herschel K. Mitchell, Esmond E. Snell and Roger J. Williams at the University of Texas at Austin.