Nicolas Constantin Paulescu (1869-1931) discovered insulin before Banting and Best and inspired Harvey Cushing's work on the pituitary gland

Physiologie. Apr-Jun 1985;22(2):121-34.
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Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Canada
  • History, 18th Century
  • History, 20th Century
  • Insulin / history*
  • Pancreas / physiology
  • Physiology / history
  • Pituitary Gland / physiology*
  • Research / history
  • Romania
  • United States

Substances

  • Insulin

Personal name as subject

  • N C Paulescu
  • F G Banting
  • C H Best
  • H W Cushing