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Aaron Ciechanover

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Aaron Ciechanover ( (listen) 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 157,738 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Aaron Ciechanover is the 103rd most popular biologist (up from 123rd in 2019), the 109th most popular biography from Israel (up from 118th 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 103 out of 841Before him are Hans Christian Gram, Martinus Beijerinck, Günter Blobel, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Sylvia Earle, and Julius Richard Petri. After him are Ludwig von Bertalanffy, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, George Davis Snell, Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, Sydney Brenner, and John Ray.

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Among people born in 1947, Aaron Ciechanover ranks 61Before him are Kevin Kline, Tostão, Sofia Rotaru, Jonathan Banks, Carles Rexach, and Gidon Kremer. After him are Bachir Gemayel, Robert Englund, Dwight Schultz, Mariska Veres, Yukio Hatoyama, and Peter Sloterdijk.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Aaron Ciechanover ranks 109 out of 430Before him are Natalie Portman (1981), Philip the Evangelist (100), Gene Simmons (1949), Abu Nidal (1937), Isaac Herzog (1960), and Ofra Haza (1957). After him are George Habash (1926), Nahum (-600), Simeon of Jerusalem (100), Yitzhak Navon (1921), Shimon bar Yochai (1), and Leila Khaled (1944).

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).