Yalow Rosalyn Sussman


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Yal·ow

 (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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Yal·ow

(yăl′ō), Rosalyn Sussman Born 1921.
American physicist who developed the radioimmunoassay (RIA), an extremely sensitive technique for measuring very small quantities of substances such as hormones, enzymes, and drugs in the blood.
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