Carl Henrik Dam discovered vitamin K as a dietary factor in blood clotting

Carl Henrik Dam – discoverer of vitamin K as a blood clotting agent

Article on Carl Henrik Dam

Biography & contributions

 

Carl Henrik Dam was born on February 21, 1895

 

Dam was a Danish biochemist and physiologist and Nobel laureate

 

In 1943 He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine

 

He isolated vitamin K in alfalfa plant

 

Dam discovered vitamin K as a dietary factor in blood clotting

 

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