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Linda B. Buck

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Linda Brown Buck (born January 29, 1947) is an American biologist best known for her work on the olfactory system. She was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Richard Axel, for their work on olfactory receptors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Linda B. Buck has received more than 198,555 page views. Her biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Linda B. Buck is the 59th most popular biologist (up from 129th in 2019), the 783rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,367th in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Biologist.

Linda B. Buck is most famous for her Nobel Prize-winning work on olfactory receptors.

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Among biologists, Linda B. Buck ranks 59 out of 841Before her are François Jacob, Erasmus Darwin, Albert Claude, Hugo Theorell, Ernst Mayr, and Hermann Joseph Muller. After her are George Beadle, Max Theiler, John Edward Gray, Herman Boerhaave, Alexander Oparin, and John Franklin Enders.

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Among people born in 1947, Linda B. Buck ranks 43Before her are Gloria Gaynor, Gigliola Cinquetti, Michio Kaku, Ronnie Wood, Richard Griffiths, and Zahi Hawass. After her are Óscar Tabárez, César Gaviria, Gerd Binnig, James Woods, Megawati Sukarnoputri, and Rob Rensenbrink.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Linda B. Buck ranks 783 out of 18,182Before her are Ray Manzarek (1939), Groucho Marx (1890), Martin Seligman (1942), Jada Pinkett Smith (1971), Dashiell Hammett (1894), and Wendell Meredith Stanley (1904). After her are Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), Clyde Tombaugh (1906), Adam Sandler (1966), George Beadle (1903), John Dos Passos (1896), and Anne Sullivan (1866).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Linda B. Buck ranks 7Before her are James Watson (1928), Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866), Rachel Carson (1907), Barbara McClintock (1902), Dian Fossey (1932), and Hermann Joseph Muller (1890). After her are George Beadle (1903), John Franklin Enders (1897), Lynn Margulis (1938), Irwin Rose (1926), Alfred Hershey (1908), and E. O. Wilson (1929).