henri-g-hers

Henri-Géry Hers (1923 – 2008) was a Belgian physiologist and biochemist, and a professor at the Universite Catholique de Louvain. He was notable for his work on carbohydrate metabolism and genetic disorders associated with it. An example is Hers’ disease – Glycogen storage disease type VI – caused by deficiency of hepatic phosphorylase associated with an enlarged liver and mild hypoglycaemia.

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