Günter Blobel

1936 - 2018

Günter Blobel

Günter Blobel (May 21, 1936 – February 18, 2018) was a Silesian German and American biologist and 1999 Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Günter Blobel has received more than 120,622 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 79th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Günter Blobel ranks 79 out of 686Before him are Carolus Clusius, John Ray, Werner Arber, Hermann Joseph Muller, John Gurdon, and Jules A. Hoffmann. After him are Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, Bernard Katz, Julian Huxley, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Philip Miller, and Charles Lucien Bonaparte.

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Among people born in 1936, Günter Blobel ranks 45Before him are Gerhard Ertl, Uwe Seeler, Benedict Anderson, Don Cherry, Yasuo Fukuda, and Ferid Murad. After him are B. J. Habibie, Choummaly Sayasone, Steve Reich, Valerie Solanas, Duncan Edwards, and Alan J. Heeger. Among people deceased in 2018, Günter Blobel ranks 37Before him are Paul Allen, Billy Graham, John Young, Roy J. Glauber, Charles K. Kao, and Leon M. Lederman. After him are Ursula K. Le Guin, V. S. Naipaul, Stéphane Audran, Gudrun Burwitz, Reynaldo Bignone, and Barbara Bush.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Günter Blobel ranks 155 out of 930Before him are Marian Rejewski (1905), Johann Gustav Droysen (1808), Witold Lutosławski (1913), Henry II the Pious (1196), Reinhard Selten (1930), and Władysław Gomułka (1905). After him are Jan Henryk Dąbrowski (1755), Władysław I the Elbow-high (1260), Georg Michaelis (1857), Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner (1780), Clara Immerwahr (1870), and Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Poland

Among biologists born in Poland, Günter Blobel ranks 1After him are Georg Forster (1754), Adolf Engler (1844), Johann Reinhold Forster (1729), Ferdinand Cohn (1828), Hermann Burmeister (1807), Julius von Sachs (null), Władysław Taczanowski (1819), C. L. Gloger (1803), Martin Rathke (1793), Wilhelm Hemprich (1796), and Gustav Radde (1831).

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