Paul K. Stumpf

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Paul K. Stumpf (February 23, 1919 – February 10, 2007) was an American biochemist,[1] "a world leader in the field of plant biochemistry" according to the National Academy of Sciences and the University of California.[2][3] Specifically the University of California said that "Stumpf pioneered the study of the biochemistry of lipids (fats and oils) in plants".[1] Stumpf was chairman of the department of Biochemistry and Biophysics,[3] a member of the National Academy of Sciences,[1][2][3] and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.[3]

He was a recipient of the following distinctions and awards:[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e University of California at Davis;Obituary: Paul K. Stumpf, Biochemist;February 20, 2007
  2. ^ a b c d Conn, Eric E. "Paul Karl Stumpf". National Academies Press.
  3. ^ a b c d e f IN MEMORIAM;Paul K. Stumpf;Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry;Molecular and Cellular Biology;UC Davis;1919 – 2007