Yalow

[ yal-oh ]
/ ˈyæl oʊ /

noun

Ros·a·lyn (Suss·man) [roz-uh-lin -suhs-muhn], /ˈrɒz ə lɪn ˈsʌs mən/, 1921–2011, U.S. medical physicist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1977.

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Medical definitions for Yalow

Yalow
[ yălō ]
Rosalyn Sussman Born 1921

American biophysicist who in 1959 developed the radioimmunoassay (RIA) procedure, a highly precise method of measuring minute concentrations of biological substances in the body using radioactive-labeled material.
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Scientific definitions for Yalow

Yalow
[ yălō ]
Rosalyn Sussman Born 1921

American physicist who, working with the biophysicist Solomon A. Berson, developed the radioimmunoassay (RIA), an extremely sensitive technique for measuring very small quantities of substances such as hormones, enzymes, and drugs in the blood. For this work, she won a 1977 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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