Alfred G. Gilman

1941 - 2015

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Alfred Goodman Gilman (July 1, 1941 – December 23, 2015) was an American pharmacologist and biochemist. He and Martin Rodbell shared the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discovery of G-proteins and the role of these proteins in signal transduction in cells."Gilman was the son of Alfred Gilman, who co-authored Goodman & Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics with Louis S. Goodman, from whom his middle name came. He earned a BA in biology with major in biochemistry from Yale University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred G. Gilman has received more than 137,137 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Alfred G. Gilman is the 262nd most popular chemist (down from 223rd in 2019), the 1,801st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,315th in 2019) and the 50th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Alfred G. Gilman ranks 262 out of 510Before him are Kristian Birkeland, Emil Abderhalden, George Porter, John Polanyi, Alexander Butlerov, and J. D. Bernal. After him are Thomas A. Steitz, Bernard Courtois, Kenichi Fukui, Charles Adolphe Wurtz, Kikunae Ikeda, and Axel Fredrik Cronstedt.

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Among people born in 1941, Alfred G. Gilman ranks 104Before him are Stacy Keach, Jorge Solari, Suzanne Mubarak, Cass Elliot, Princess Muna al-Hussein, and Hage Geingob. After him are Martha Stewart, Florinda Bolkan, Robert Wilson, Ole Nydahl, Nona Gaprindashvili, and Abdelkader Bensalah. Among people deceased in 2015, Alfred G. Gilman ranks 81Before him are Boris Nemtsov, Ornette Coleman, Diana Douglas, Wayne Dyer, Franzl Lang, and Dettmar Cramer. After him are Patrick Macnee, Licio Gelli, Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, André Brink, and Anne Meara.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alfred G. Gilman ranks 1,801 out of 15,968Before him are Marie Laveau (1801), Jenna Jameson (1974), Paul Revere (1735), Jim Henson (1936), Richard Jenkins (1947), and Anna May Wong (1905). After him are Dan Inosanto (1936), Andie MacDowell (1958), Billy Crystal (1948), Martha Stewart (1941), Kelly Lynch (1959), and Nicholas Sparks (1965).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Alfred G. Gilman ranks 50Before him are Robert Curl (1933), Edward W. Morley (1838), Robert W. Holley (1922), William Standish Knowles (1917), Roger D. Kornberg (1947), and Robert H. Grubbs (1942). After him are Thomas A. Steitz (1940), Paul L. Modrich (1946), William Lipscomb (1919), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), Donald J. Cram (1919), and Edwin G. Krebs (1918).