biochemist

DEFINITIONS OF: biochemist

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n someone with special training in biochemistry

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Sir Ernst Boris Chain
British biochemist (born in Germany) who isolated and purified penicillin, which had been discovered in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming (1906-1979)
Francis Henry Compton Crick
English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
Casimir Funk
United States biochemist (born in Poland) who showed that several diseases were caused by dietary deficiencies and who coined the term `vitamin' for the chemicals involved (1884-1967)
Sir Walter Norman Haworth
English biochemist who was a pioneer in research on carbohydrates; when he synthesized vitamin C he became the first person to synthesize a vitamin artificially (1883-1950)
George Herbert Hitchings
United States biochemist noted for developing drugs to treat leukemia and gout (1905-1998)
Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
English biochemist who did pioneering work that led to the discovery of vitamins (1861-1947)
Francois Jacob
French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)
Edward Calvin Kendall
United States biochemist who discovered cortisone (1886-1972)
Sir Hans Adolf Krebs
English biochemist (born in Germany) who discovered the Krebs cycle (1900-1981)
Fritz Albert Lipmann
United States biochemist (born in Germany) noted for his studies of metabolic processes (1899-1986)
Otto Fritz Meyerhof
United States biochemist (born in Germany) who studied the metabolism of muscles (1884-1951)
Jacques Lucien Monod
French biochemist who (with Francois Jacob) explained how genes are activated and suggested the existence of messenger RNA (1910-1976)
John Howard Northrop
United States biochemist (1891-1987)
Severo Ochoa
United States biochemist (born in Spain) who studied the biological synthesis of nucleic acids (1905-1993)
Max Ferdinand Perutz
English biochemist (born in Austria); studied the molecular structure of blood (1914-2002)
Frederick Sanger
English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918)
Albert von Szent-Gyorgyi
United States biochemist (born in Hungary) who was the first to isolate vitamin C (1893-1986)
Edward Lawrie Tatum
United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
Otto Heinrich Warburg
German biochemist who pioneered the use of chemical techniques in biological investigations; noted for studies of cellular respiration (1883-1970)
Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins
English biochemist who helped discover the structure of DNA (1916-2004)
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enzymologist
a person who is trained in or engaged in enzymology
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chemist
a scientist who specializes in chemistry
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