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 (yăl′ō), Rosalyn Sussman 1921-2011.
American medical physicist. She shared a 1977 Nobel Prize for developing the radioimmunoassay method and using it to measure peptide hormones such as insulin.
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(ˈyæl oʊ)

Rosalyn Sussman, born 1921, U.S. medical physicist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1977.
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