Aaron Ciechanover

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Aaron Ciechanover ( AH-hə-ROHN chee-HAH-noh-vair; Hebrew: אהרן צ'חנובר; born October 1, 1947) is an Israeli biologist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for characterizing the method that cells use to degrade and recycle proteins using ubiquitin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aaron Ciechanover has received more than 191,814 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Aaron Ciechanover is the 90th most popular biologist (up from 106th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Israel (up from 106th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Israeli Biologist.

Aaron Ciechanover is most famous for his work in the field of protein engineering. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2004, along with Avram Hershko and Irwin Rose, for his work in the study of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation.

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Among biologists, Aaron Ciechanover ranks 90 out of 1,097Before him are Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, Werner Arber, Stanley B. Prusiner, Ralph M. Steinman, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, and Erasmus Darwin. After him are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Philip Sclater, Hermann Joseph Muller, John B. Calhoun, Gabriele Falloppio, and Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin.

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Among people born in 1947, Aaron Ciechanover ranks 56Before him are Stan Kroenke, Alain Aspect, Bachir Gemayel, Tostão, Dick Fosbury, and Jonathan Pryce. After him are César Gaviria, Sheikh Hasina, Mykola Azarov, Jonathan Banks, Sofia Rotaru, and Richard Dreyfuss.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Aaron Ciechanover ranks 100 out of 466Before him are Pontius Pilate's wife (6), Ahaziah of Judah (-900), Dan Shechtman (1941), Antigonus II Mattathias (-100), Epiphanius of Salamis (315), and Tzipi Livni (1958). After him are Uri Geller (1946), Berenice (28), Leila Khaled (1944), Yigal Allon (1918), Ofra Haza (1957), and Natalie Portman (1981).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Israel

Among biologists born in Israel, Aaron Ciechanover ranks 2Before him are Ada Yonath (1939). After him are Amotz Zahavi (1928), and Ruth Arnon (1933).