16 Sep

Google Doodle honours the founder of Vitamin C on his 118th birthday

Google Doodle honors the founder of Vitamin C, Albert Szent – Györgyi on his 118th birthday with its new Doodle Avatar.

Albert Szent – Györgyi [Sep. 16, 1893 – OcT. 22, 1986 ] is a Hungarian physiologist & discovered the Vitamin C which is found in abundance in Oranges and discovered the components & reactions of the citric acid cycle.

He also won the 1937 Nobel Prize for his contribution in Physiology and Medicine for his discoveries in “connection with the biological combustion process with special reference to vitamin C & the catalysis of fumaric acid”.

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