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When and where was Gerty Cori born?
1895, Berlin, Germany
1910, Prague, Czech Republic
1896, Prague, Czech Republic
1896, Vienna, Austria
What prize was Gerty Cori awarded in 1947?
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
In the Cori Cycle, muscle glycogen must form an intermediate substance which then circulates through the blood to the liver to form glucose (which is then converted to glycogen). What is this intermediate called?
Which of the following processes is included in the Cori cycle?
The process of converting light and carbon dioxide to organic molecules such as glucose
The process of breaking down enzymes to obtain nucleic acids and reform DNA
The process of converting glycogen to glucose to be used as fuel for muscles
The process of breaking down glucose to produce ATP.
What kind of discrimination did Gerty Cori face, and why was she discriminated against?
She was denied jobs because she was a Catholic.
She was paid a lower salary than her husband (even though they had similar qualifications) because she was a woman.
She was not given high positions at the workplace as she was an immigrant and therefore was not fully trusted by her colleagues.
She was harassed at the workplace because she could not speak English properly.
What type of molecule is the Cori ester?
What was the significance of Gerty Cori winning the Nobel Prize?
She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in science.
She was the first Catholic to win the Nobel Prize.
She was the first Czech-American to win the Nobel Prize.
She was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.