Definition of Du Vigneaud, Vincent in English:

Du Vigneaud, Vincent

proper noun

  • (1901–78), American biochemist. He studied vitamins and hormones, especially insulin, methionine, and biotin. He isolated and synthesized oxytocin and vasopressin, for which he received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1955.

Pronunciation

Du Vigneaud, Vincent

/duː ˈviːnjəʊ/