Robert K. Crane

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Birthday
20, 1919
Birthplace
Palmyra, NJ
Death Date
Oct 31, 2010 (90)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
20, 1919
Birthplace
Palmyra, NJ
Death Date
Oct 31, 2010 (90)

About

Biochemist who discovered sodium-glucose, which helped develop better pharmaceutical products. His discovery is used in drugs such as Prozac, which is used to treat people with depression by nhibiting the Na/serotonin cotransporters in the brain.

Before Fame

He attended Washington University and Chicago Medical School.

Trivia

He developed oral rehydration therapy which helped those with severe dehydration.

Family Life

His parents were named Wilbur and Mary Crane.

Associated With

Late 19th century author Stephen Crane was his great uncle.