du Vigneaud


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Du Vigneaud

(duː ˈviːnjəʊ)
n
(Biography) Vincent. 1901–78, US biochemist: Nobel prize for chemistry (1955) for his synthesis of the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin

du Vi•gneaud

(du ˈvin yoʊ, dyu)
n.
Vincent, 1901–78, U.S. chemist.
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He has received multiple awards in life sciences from the Fuller Albright Award, the Vincent du Vigneaud Award and the chairman's Award from Merck.
Homocysteine is a non-protein-forming sulfur-containing amino acid first described by Butz and du Vigneaud in 1932.
La oxitocina (OT) es un oligopeptido compuesto de nueve aminoacidos (Du Vigneaud, Ressler & Trippett, 1953), sintetizado y secretado principalmente por neuronas magnocelulares de los nucleos supraoptico (NSO) y paraventricular (NPV) del hipotalamo (HPT), para ser almacenado provisoriamente en los terminales axonicos de la neurohipofisis.