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John Gaddum

Sir John Henry Gaddum FRS (31 March 1900 - 30 June 1965) was a British pharmacologist. He was educated at Rugby School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He became professor of pharmacology at the University of Cairo. Subsequent to this he took up a chair at University College London. He later worked at Porton Down. He is best remembered for his classic work "Gaddum's Pharmacology".

Dr. Gaddum is remembered with amuzement for writing for the first time in an explicit form the equation which describes the competitive binding of two ligands to a receptor.

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