Edwin G. Krebs

1918 - 2009

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Edwin Gerhard Krebs (June 6, 1918 – December 21, 2009) was an American biochemist. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize of Columbia University in 1989 together with Alfred Gilman and, together with his collaborator Edmond H. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edwin G. Krebs has received more than 92,276 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia. Edwin G. Krebs is the 287th most popular chemist (down from 228th in 2019), the 2,022nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,327th in 2019) and the 56th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 287 out of 510Before him are Richard Abegg, Ben Feringa, Ryōji Noyori, Satoshi Ōmura, Donald J. Cram, and Rudolph A. Marcus. After him are Antoine Baumé, Clemens Winkler, Alexander Shulgin, Rasmus Bartholin, Joseph L. Goldstein, and M. Stanley Whittingham.

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Among people born in 1918, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 84Before him are Kenichi Fukui, Edward B. Lewis, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Igor Ansoff, Spiro Agnew, and W. Eugene Smith. After him are Bebo Valdés, Choi Hong Hi, Volodymyr Shcherbytsky, Huber Matos, Ian Stevenson, and Helmut Lent. Among people deceased in 2009, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 77Before him are Rafael Caldera, Israel Gelfand, Andrew Wyeth, Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, Shih Kien, and Achille Compagnoni. After him are Augusto Boal, Luís Cabral, Shi Pei Pu, Alicia de Larrocha, Jack Kemp, and Tavo Burat.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 2,022 out of 15,968Before him are Ariana Grande (1993), Richard Pryor (1940), Henry Winkler (1945), Janet Yellen (1946), Ronnie Coleman (1964), and Henry L. Stimson (1867). After him are George H. Hitchings (1905), Lionel Stander (1908), Ian Somerhalder (1978), Larry Holmes (1949), Bob Cousy (1928), and Linda Evans (1942).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 56Before him are Alfred G. Gilman (1941), Thomas A. Steitz (1940), Paul L. Modrich (1946), William Lipscomb (1919), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), and Donald J. Cram (1919). After him are Alexander Shulgin (1925), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), Martin Rodbell (1925), Richard Smalley (1943), Richard R. Schrock (1945), and Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889).