Severo Ochoa

He was born on September 24, 1905 in the city of Luarca, a town located in the Principality of Asturias. On the death of his father’s family moved to Malaga, where he studied high school, and in 1922 he began his medical studies at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Madrid, where he received his PhD in any1929.
In the second year of studies met the professor of physiology Juan Negrin, later Prime Minister of Spain during the Second Republic, with whom he worked in the laboratory of Physiology of the Student Residence and focused on the energy metabolism with special attention to the phosphorylated molecules. During his period of residence in the laboratory of the Residencia de Estudiantes, Ochoa put up a method for the determination of creatinine.    By
Juan Ramon (11 years old). Badalona.

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