George Edward Briggs

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George Edward Briggs FRS[1] (25 June 1893 – 7 February 1985) was Professor of Botany at the University of Cambridge.

He was born in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, the eldest son of Walker Thomas and Susan (née Townend) Briggs.[1]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1935.[1] He published several significant scientific papers on enzymes.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b c Robertson, Rutherford (1986). "George Edward Briggs. 25 June 1893-7 February 1985". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 32: 36–08. JSTOR 770107. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1986.0002. 
  2. ^ Briggs, G. E.; Haldane, J. B. (1925). "A Note on the Kinetics of Enzyme Action". The Biochemical Journal. 19 (2): 338–339. PMC 1259181Freely accessible. PMID 16743508. doi:10.1042/bj0190338. 
  3. ^ Briggs, G. E. (1926). "The Relation of the Enzymes Trypsin and Pepsin to their Substrates". The Biochemical Journal. 20 (3): 574–579. PMC 1251753Freely accessible. PMID 16743695. doi:10.1042/bj0200574. 
  4. ^ IPNI.  G.E.Briggs.