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Ying Lai Wang

Ying-Lai Wang, Chinese biochemist (Jinmen County, Fujian Province 13 November 1907 – 05 May 2001)
 
Authored 60 papers
 
Found the toxicity of excessive vitamin A and the defect of tissue as a result of vitamin E deficiency
 
Developed methods for micro-determination of 4 water soluble vitamins
 
First demonstrated the existence of hemoglobin in nodular bacteria of legume
 
First in the world purified the membrane protein succinic dehydrogenase
 

Headed the group that performed the total synthesis of bovine insulin (1965) and yeast alanine t-RNA (1981)