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Edward Adelbert Doisy

1893 - 1986

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Edward Adelbert Doisy (November 13, 1893 – October 23, 1986) was an American biochemist. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1943 with Henrik Dam for their discovery of vitamin K (K from "Koagulations-Vitamin" in German) and its chemical structure. Doisy was born in Hume, Illinois, on November 13, 1893. He completed his A.B. degree in 1914 and his M.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Adelbert Doisy has received more than 61,783 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Edward Adelbert Doisy is the 143rd most popular chemist (down from 104th in 2019), the 1,080th most popular biography from United States (down from 716th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Chemist.

Edward Adelbert Doisy was an American biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1943 for his work on vitamin K and its role in blood clotting.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 143 out of 510Before him are Kurt Wüthrich, Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Ascanio Sobrero, Jean-Marie Lehn, John Frederic Daniell, and Clara Immerwahr. After him are Akira Suzuki, John Newlands, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Stanley Miller, Robert S. Mulliken, and William Howard Stein.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1893, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 41Before him are Jomo Kenyatta, Lili Boulanger, Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma, Raymond Loewy, Allen Dulles, and Prince Paul of Yugoslavia. After him are Hermann Balck, Qazi Muhammad, Miroslav Krleža, Walter Baade, Mae West, and Walter Christaller. Among people deceased in 1986, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 37Before him are Jaroslav Seifert, James Rainwater, Raymond Loewy, James Cagney, Lê Duẩn, and Ray Milland. After him are Stanley Rous, Erik Bruhn, Robert S. Mulliken, Dean Reed, Minoru Yamasaki, and Nikolay Semyonov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 1,080 out of 15,968Before him are Bernard Herrmann (1911), Peggy Guggenheim (1898), Richard Dreyfuss (1947), Alicia Keys (1981), Anne Hathaway (1982), and Chester Bennington (1976). After him are Jackie Robinson (1919), Robert Wise (1914), Jean M. Auel (1936), J. J. Cale (1938), Tony Bennett (1926), and Mike Pence (1959).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Edward Adelbert Doisy ranks 22Before him are James B. Sumner (1887), Wallace Carothers (1896), Robert Burns Woodward (1917), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), Christian B. Anfinsen (1916), and Stanley B. Prusiner (1942). After him are Stanley Miller (1930), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), William Howard Stein (1911), Robert F. Furchgott (1916), Paul Lauterbur (1929), and Jerome Karle (1918).