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Best

 (bĕst), Charles Herbert 1899-1978.
American-born Canadian physiologist noted for his work with Frederick Banting on the purification of insulin and its application to the treatment of diabetes.
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Best

(bĕst), Charles Herbert 1899-1978.
American-born Canadian physiologist noted for his work with Frederick Banting on the isolation and use of insulin. Later in his career, Best discovered the vitamin choline and the enzyme histaminase, which breaks down histamine.
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