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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 101,138 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Edwin G. Krebs is the 305th most popular chemist (down from 287th in 2019), the 2,309th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,021st in 2019) and the 62nd most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 305 out of 509Before him are Smithson Tennant, Antoine Baumé, Carl Reichenbach, Akira Yoshino, Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., and Yuan T. Lee. After him are Alice Ball, J. D. Bernal, Viktor Meyer, Charles Macintosh, Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, and Richard R. Schrock.

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Among people born in 1918, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 89Before him are Kevin A. Lynch, Ben Johnson, Igor Ansoff, Ian Stevenson, E. Howard Hunt, and Huber Matos. After him are Anna Mani, Thomas Gordon, Lo Wei, Shankar Dayal Sharma, Gara Garayev, and Joseph Wiseman. Among people deceased in 2009, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 82Before him are Yves Rocher, Augusto Boal, Pat Hingle, Frank McCourt, Andrew Wyeth, and Bea Arthur. After him are Alicia de Larrocha, Lino Lacedelli, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Joseph Wiseman, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, and Prince Alexandre of Belgium.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 2,309 out of 18,182Before him are Van Heflin (1908), Brad Dexter (1917), Danny Elfman (1953), Woody Strode (1914), LP (1981), and Chad Hurley (1977). After him are Donald Judd (1928), John Phillips (1935), Mickey Cohen (1913), Billy Drago (1945), Robert Silverberg (1935), and Paul Bremer (1941).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Edwin G. Krebs ranks 62Before him are Martin Rodbell (1925), Richard Smalley (1943), Thomas A. Steitz (1940), Alexander Shulgin (1925), Dudley R. Herschbach (1932), and Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915). After him are Alice Ball (1892), Richard R. Schrock (1945), Frances Arnold (1956), Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), William E. Moerner (1953), and Thomas Cech (1947).