List of biochemists

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Articles about notable biochemists include:

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  • Bruce Alberts, (born 1938) American biochemist known for his work in science public policy and as an original author of Molecular Biology of the Cell. Alberts, noted particularly for his study of the protein complexes which enable chromosome replication when living cells divide,
  • John E. Amoore, British, Biochemist who postulated the stereochemical theory of olfaction in 1952.
  • Isaac Asimov, Russian-born American science fiction writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University
  • William Astbury, (1898–1961), British, pioneer in applying X-ray crystallography to biological molecules such as proteins

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  • David Nachmansohn, (1899–1983), German, responsible for elucidating the role of phosphocreatine in energy production in the muscles.
  • Joseph Needham, (1900—1995), British, studied the history of Chinese science
  • Carl Neuberg, (1877–1956), German, pioneer in the study of metabolism.
  • Marshall Warren Nirenberg, (born 1927), American, winner of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Paul Nurse, (born 1949), British, awarded a Nobel prize for studies on the control of the cell cycle
  • Eva J. Neer, (1937-2000), American Scientist, awarded the American Heart Association's Basic Research Prize 1997, also the FASEB Excellence in Science Award in 1998 for research on G-proteins cell biology

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  • Judah Hirsch Quastel, (1899–1987), British-Canadian, neurochemistry, soil metabolism, cell metabolism, and cancer.

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  • Raj Shankar, (1947–2000), Indian Neurobiochemist, Work on: Cerebral Metabolism, Signal transduction and for establishing that there is phosphorylation related folding problem of proteins in Alzheimer's disease.
  • Donald F. Steiner, (1930-2014), American biochemist who made ground breaking discoveries in the treatment of diabetes

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  • Arne Tiselius, (1902–1971), Nobel laureate, developed protein electrophoresis.

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