John E. Amoore

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John Earnest Amoore
Born 28 April 1930
Died 1998
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions Western Regional Research Labs[1] (1963–1978)
Olfacto-Labs[2] (1978–1998)
Alma mater Oxford University (B.Sc., 1952) (Ph.D., 1958)
Known for Stereochemical theory for olfaction


John E. Amoore is a British biochemist who first proposed the stereochemical theory for olfaction.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Molecular Basis of Odor John E. Amoore, Published 1970, Thomas ISBN 0-398-00039-5
  • How Smells Shape Up John E. Amoore, Published 1977, American Chemical Society

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JOHN EARNEST AMOORE (1930-1998)". http://www.achems.org. Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "JOHN EARNEST AMOORE (1930-1998)". http://www.achems.org. Association for Chemoreception Sciences. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  3. ^ AMOORE JE (1963). "Stereochemical theory of olfaction". Nature 198 (4877): 271–2. Bibcode:1963Natur.198..271A. doi:10.1038/198271a0. PMID 14012641.