Martin Rodbell

1925 - 1998

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Martin Rodbell (December 1, 1925 – December 7, 1998) was an American biochemist and molecular endocrinologist who is best known for his discovery of G-proteins. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Rodbell has received more than 96,099 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Martin Rodbell is the 295th most popular chemist (down from 247th in 2019), the 2,121st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,426th in 2019) and the 59th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Martin Rodbell ranks 295 out of 510Before him are Clemens Winkler, Alexander Shulgin, Rasmus Bartholin, Joseph L. Goldstein, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Luis Federico Leloir. After him are Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, Richard Smalley, Victor Goldschmidt, Mario J. Molina, Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge, and Georg Brandt.

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Among people born in 1925, Martin Rodbell ranks 111Before him are Hugo Koblet, Brian Aldiss, Jenő Buzánszky, Jean d'Ormesson, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, and Alexander Shulgin. After him are David Elazar, Louison Bobet, Jean Raspail, John Guillermin, Efim Geller, and Max Morlock. Among people deceased in 1998, Martin Rodbell ranks 67Before him are Marie-Louise von Franz, Remo Giazotto, Carl Perkins, Zlatko Čajkovski, Don Taylor, and George H. Hitchings. After him are Ted Hughes, Kurt Franz, Maureen O'Sullivan, George Wallace, László Szabó, and Florence Griffith Joyner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Rodbell ranks 2,121 out of 15,968Before him are Bridget Fonda (1964), Nora Roberts (1950), George Mikan (1924), Maurice White (1941), Berenice Abbott (1898), and Debra Paget (1933). After him are Sterling Hayden (1916), Philly Joe Jones (1923), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), Lizzie Borden (1860), King Oliver (1881), and Charles W. Morris (1903).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Martin Rodbell ranks 59Before him are William Lipscomb (1919), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), Donald J. Cram (1919), Edwin G. Krebs (1918), Alexander Shulgin (1925), and Joseph L. Goldstein (1940). After him are Richard Smalley (1943), Richard R. Schrock (1945), Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), Frances Arnold (1956), Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), and Dudley R. Herschbach (1932).