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Sune Bergström

Sune Bergström in April 1975.
Born 10 January 1916(1916-01-10)
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 15 August 2004(2004-08-15) (aged 88)
Stockhom, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Fields Biochemistry
Known for Prostaglandins
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine,
Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize

Karl Sune Detlof Bergström (10 January 1916 – 15 August 2004) was a Swedish biochemist. He was Dean of the Karolinska Institute Medical Department in Stockholm.[1] In 1969 he became the Rector.[1] Bergström was best known for his work with lipid compounds. For his work on prostaglandins and related substances, Bergström was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1982, along with co-recipients Bengt I. Samuelsson and John R. Vane.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 A Century of Nobel Prize Recipients: Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine, ed. Francis Leroy (New York: Marcel Dekker, 2003), p. 329
  2. "Sune K. Bergström - Biographical". 1882. Retrieved 5 February 2014.

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