Boyer, Paul D.

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Name
Boyer, Paul D. Gender: M
Paul Delos Boyer
born on 31 July 1918 at 02:45 (= 02:45 AM )
Place Provo, Utah, 40n14, 111w39
Timezone MWT h6w (is war time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 07°19' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 17°55 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 19°46'



Paul D. Boyer
photo: GBHayes, license cc-by-sa-4.0

Biography

American biochemist, analytical chemist, and a professor of chemistry at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) . He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research on the "enzymatic mechanism underlying the biosynthesis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)" (ATP synthase) with John E. Walker, making Boyer the first Utah-born Nobel laureate; the remainder of the Prize in that year was awarded to Danish chemist Jens Christian Skou for his discovery of the Na+/K+-ATPase.

He authored or co-authored over 150 scientific papers in biochemistry and molecular biology. Boyer died on 2 June 2018 at the age of 99, less than 2 months shy of his 100th birthday.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Prize 1997 (Nobel Prize in Chemistry)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher collection: Gauquelin Book of American Charts

Categories

  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD in biochemistry)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 99)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of chemistry)
  • Vocation : Science : Biology (Molecular)
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry (Professor of chemistry)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Other Writers (Author)
  • Notable : Awards : Nobel prize (Chemistry)