Macleod, John James Richard (1876–1935)
Scottish physiologist who shared with Frederick Banting the 1923 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his role in the isolation
of insulin and studies of its use in treating
diabetes. The actual discovery of insulin
was made by Banting and Charles Best working
in Macleod's laboratory at the University of Totonto. Macleod's works include Diabetes (1913) and Carbohydrate Metabolism and Insulin (1926).
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