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Best, Charles Herbert (1899–1978)




Charles Herbert Best
Charles Best was a Canadian physiologist who, with Frederick Banting, discovered insulin in 1921. Best was head of the department of physiology at the University of Toronto (1929–65) and chief of the Banting-Best department of medical research there after Bating's death. See also John Macleod.


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