Selected Albert Szent-Györgyi and Charles Glen King 

papers on vitamin C and biographies available via the internet 

  1. Albert Szent-Györgyi
  2. Szent-Gyorgyi Biographies
  3. List of Publications by Szent-Gyorgyi
  4. Charles Glen King

Collected by:
Harri Hemilä
Department of Public Health
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
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Version May 29, 2012

Albert Szent-Györgyi

The Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Papers. Profiles in Science. National Library of Medicine

Szent-Györgyi A (1933) Identification of vitamin C. Nature

Szent-Györgyi A (1937) Oxidation, energy transfer, and vitamins. Nobel Lecture.

Szent-Györgyi A (1938) The identification of vitamin C. Science

Szent-Györgyi A (1963) Lost in the twentieth century. Annu Rev Biochem

Szent-Györgyi A (1971) Looking back. Persp Biol Med

Albert Szent-Györgyi  – Biography. Nobel Foundation 

TIME 1937,9171,771006,00.html,9171,771006,00.html?iid=chix-sphere
Svirbely (1936) JBC

Svirbely (1933) Biochem J

Szent-Gyorgyi Biographies

American Chemical Society

Bendiner (1982)
Cohen (1987)

Edsall JT (1986) Albert Szent-Györgi (1893-1986). Nature 324:409

Hoffer a (1989)   The Discovery of Vitamin C.    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, M.D., Ph.D. 1893 - 1986
 "... to see what everyone else has seen, but think what no one else has thought."

Straub (1987)

Book Reviews (Free Radical)

Gratzer W (1988) St George and the dragons [book review]. Nature 331:397-8

Zwarts (2007)


Nobel Prize winner Albert Szent-Györgyi offered all of his prize money to Finland.


List of Publications by Szent-Gyorgyi

Charles Glen King

NLM [National Library of Medicine] (2005c) Finding Aid to the Charles Glen King Papers, 1918-1988.

JBC papers

Waugh WA, King CG (1932) Science

King CG, Waugh WA (1932) Science

King CG (1953) The discovery and chemistry of vitamin C. Proc Nutr Soc 12:219-27

King (1968)

King (1979)

Biographical memoirs, NAS (2006)

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