Stamp honoring biochemist Gerty Cori bears error
U.S. Postal Service
This image provided by the U.S. Postal Service shows the new 41-cent postage stamps featuring biochemist Gerty Cori. The stamp will be issued March 6, 2008, as scheduled, despite a small error in a chemical formula on the stamp, the Postal Service confirmed Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008. The stamp is one of a set of four honoring American scientists. The error is in the placement of a line in the formula and does not create a new chemical.Use it as a postage stamp, not a chemistry text.
In spite of a small error in a chemical formula, the Postal Service is going ahead with a commemorative stamp honoring biochemist Gerty Cori. She discovered cori ester, a derivative of glucose.
The formula for the chemical is shown on the stamp. The error is in . . .
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