Kendall, Edward Calvin


1886–1972 American biochemist whose particular focus was endocrinology (thyroid and adrenal cortex).

Keywords: biochemistry; endocrinology; hormones; thyroxine; cortisone

Further Reading

Kendall EC (1971) Cortisone. New York: Charles Scribner.

Kendall EC (1929) Thyroxine. New York: The Chemical Catalog Company.

Fox DM, Meldrum M and Rezak I (eds) (1990) Nobel Laureates in Medicine or Physiology. New York: Garland.

Gillispie CC (ed.) (1978) Dictionary of Scientific Biography (Supplement 1). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Ingle D (1975) Edward C. Kendall. Biographical Memoirs. National Academy of Science 47: 249–292.

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Power, Helen J(Jul 2001) Kendall, Edward Calvin. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002843]