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 (ĕl′ē-ən, -ŏn′), Gertrude Belle 1918-1999.
American biochemist. She shared a 1988 Nobel Prize for developing a series of drugs to treat various diseases, including leukemia and gout.
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(ˈɛl i ən)
Gertrude Belle, 1918–99, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1988.
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