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Professor Doris Gray

Professor Doris Gray

Doris Gray

Reproduced with the kind permission of the The University of Hong Kong

Doris Edna Gray was born in Canada on the 12 May 1915. Doris Gray undertook a BSc, MSc and PhD in General Science at the University of Western Ontario before becoming a research fellow. In 1953 Dr Gray moved to the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Hong Kong initially as a Lecturer; in 1956 she became a Senior Lecturer.

Dr Gray was received as a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry in November 1963 and the records indicate that by this time she had already produced 18 academic journal articles and one book, followed by another book in 1971. In 1967 Dr Gray became a Reader, in 1972 Head of Department and in 1973 a Professor of Biochemistry. Professor Gray retired in 1975 and moved to Kinbuck by Dunblane in Scotland where she died on the 31st March 2004.

An article on Professor Doris Gray has been published in The University of Hong Kong Bulletin, Volume 6, number 1, October 30, 2004, page 11.

Books

Statistics for medical students, Hong Kong University Press, 1961

Experiments in Biological Chemistry: A laboratory manual for medical students, 1971

Papers

“Effect Of Vitamin E On Carbohydrate Metabolism Of Rat Diaphragm” Doris E. Gray and H. A. De Luca, 1954

“Use of Desoxyribonucleic Acid as a Reference Standard in Metabolic Experiments” Doris E Gray and HA Deluca, From the Department of Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1955

"An Antagonistic Action Between Vitamin E And Alloxan In Carbohydrate Metabolism Of Rat Diaphragm”. Doris E. Gray and H. A. De Luca, 1955

“The Effect Of  Insulin Administration On Arteriovenous Glucose Differences In The Alloxan-Diabetic Dog” Doris E. Gray And H. A. De Luca, 1956

"Metabolic Effects Of Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate: I. Influence Of Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate On Some Lipids And Nitrogen Compounds Of Plasma In Human Subjects” Doris E. Gray and Shiu-May Loh, 1958

“Some effects of vitamin E and insulin on glycogenesis and glycolysis in the isolated rat diaphragm” Doris E. Gray, 1958

“Metabolic effects of alpha-tocopheryl acetate. II. Influence of alpha-tocopheryl acetate on cholesterol and phospholipid synthesis in rat liver homogenates”, Doris E Gray, 1959

“Mathematical relationship between log-dose alpha-tocopheryl acetate and plasma tocopherol in the rat” Doris E. Gray, 1960

“Metabolic effects of alpha-tocopheryl acetate. III. Influence of alpha-tocopheryl acetate on coenzyme A, adenosine triphosphate and adenosine diphosphate in rat liver”, Doris E Gray, J Chisholm, CH Lee Peng, 1960

“Metabolic effects of alpha-tocopheryl acetate. IV. Deoxyribonucleic acid of the rat liver cell. following daily dietary supplements of alpha-tocopheryl acetate.” Doris E Gray, J Chisholm, CH Lee Peng, 1960

“Metabolic effects of alpha-tocopheryl acetate. V. Influence of vitamin E on transaminase activity, glutamic dehvdrogenase activity, free amino acids and protein of rat liver, and the significance of a valid reference base for expression of activities. .” Doris E Gray, J Chisholm, CH Lee Peng, 1960

“Alkaloids of Melodinus suaveolens and their excretion as a common end-product in the rat” Doris E. Gray, 1969

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