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Mini Biographies of Scots and Scots Descendants (D)
Dick, Thomas

Dick was Chief, CSIRO Division of Nutritional Biochemistry 1965-76. His discovery of the metabolic interrelation of molybdenum, copper and sulphate led a number of overseas scientists to study trace element nutrition involving mineral interrelations. He also undertook intensive study into the chemistry of the pyrrolizidine alkaloids and their mode of action in giving rise to liver damage, particularly in ruminants.

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