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Chemistry of Enzymes in Cancer, Franz Bergel , early research in enzymology of cancer, 1961, First Edition,

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Chemistry of Enzymes in Cancer,  Franz Bergel, early research in enzymology of cancer, 122 pages, 1961, First Edition, dust cover, good copy, Publisher Charles Thomas, very good copy, 

Franz Bergel (1900-1987) a Jewish scientist from Hungary. After the seizure of power by the National Socialists, Bergel emigrated to Great Britain. From 1933 to 1938 he worked as a researcher at the Medical Chemistry Department of the University of Edinburgh and then at the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine in London . In Edinburgh, he worked with AR Todd at the elucidation of the structure and synthesis of vitamin B 1 and the isolation of Vitamin E. Bergel was classified as an important target by the Nazi police forces in the late 1930s: In the spring of 1940, the Reich Security Mainz in Berlin put him on the Special Investigators List GB , a list of persons whom the Nazi surveillance apparatus regarded as particularly dangerous or important a successful invasion and occupation of the British Isles by the Wehrmacht should be tracked down and arrested by the occupying forces of subsequent Special Forces of the SS. In the years 1959/1960 and from 1967 Bergel was guest lecturer at the Children's Cancer Research Foundation of Harvard University and specialist consultant at Harvard Medical School. Bergel's research focus was cancer research , especially chemotherapy. In addition, he initiated the biochemical study of tumors in order to extract essential nutrients from certain tumors using enzyme therapy.