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Christian Boehmer Anfinsen Biography

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Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr. (1916 - 1995)

Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr. (1916 - 1995)

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Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr.:

Christian Boehmer Anfinsen was an American biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Birth:

March 26, 1916 in Monessen, Pennsylvania

Death:

May 14, 1995 in Randallstown, Maryland

Claim to Fame:

Anifinsen was an American biochemist who was awarded half the 1972 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research in ribonuclease and amino acid sequences. He identified the connection between the molecular structure of ribonuclease and its biological function.

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