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Mary Shorb with Test Tubes, ca. 1941-1950

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Summary:Picture of Mary Shorb, Professor in the Poultry Department at work, ca. 1941-1950. Shorb, along with her colleagues, discovered that vitamin B12 was more effective in treating pernicious anemia than the liver extract in use since 1926; prior to 1926, patients afflicted with the disease usually died.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Research
Science
Shorb, Mary S., 1907-1990
Teachers
Women
University of Maryland, College Park
ArchivesUM location:Mary S. Shorb papers
  • series 7
  • item 523
  • accession 72-14
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:University of Maryland
Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
University AlbUM Browse terms:Agriculture
People
Collection:University AlbUM
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