Maud Menten

1879 - 1960

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Maud Leonora Menten (March 20, 1879 – July 17, 1960) was a Canadian bio-medical and medical researcher who made significant contributions to enzyme kinetics and histochemistry. She is primarily known for her work with Leonor Michaelis on enzyme kinetics in 1913. The paper has been translated from its original German into English.Maud Menten was born in Port Lambton, Ontario and studied medicine at the University of Toronto (B.A. 1904, M.B. 1907, M.D. 1911, Ph.D., 1916). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maud Menten has received more than 138,400 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Maud Menten is the 368th most popular chemist (up from 379th in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from Canada (down from 155th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Canadian Chemist.

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Among chemists, Maud Menten ranks 368 out of 510Before her are Hermann von Fehling, John William Draper, Carl Djerassi, André-Louis Debierne, Charles Macintosh, and Thomas Cech. After her are Agnes Pockels, Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, Peter Atkins, John Tukey, Albert Niemann, and Roger Y. Tsien.

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Among people born in 1879, Maud Menten ranks 91Before her are Hu Hanmin, Marius Jacob, Josep Maria Jujol, Guido Fubini, Sándor Garbai, and Thomas Beecham. After her are Friedrich Christiansen, José Giral, Petar Živković, Dwight F. Davis, Othon Friesz, and Periyar E. V. Ramasamy. Among people deceased in 1960, Maud Menten ranks 81Before her are Sylvia Pankhurst, Chris Bristow, Auguste Herbin, Knud Enemark Jensen, Jules Supervielle, and Roy Chapman Andrews. After her are Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan, Nima Yooshij, Mitrofan Nedelin, Margaret Sullavan, Pavel Peter Gojdič, and Leó Weiner.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Maud Menten ranks 166 out of 1,130Before her are Shania Twain (1965), Donna Strickland (1959), Tommy Chong (1938), Sandra Oh (1971), Mark Robson (1913), and Julie Payette (1963). After her are Henri Richard (1936), Alanis Morissette (1974), Stephen Harper (1959), Louis Nirenberg (1925), Bret Hart (1957), and Cory Monteith (1982).

Among CHEMISTS In Canada

Among chemists born in Canada, Maud Menten ranks 5Before her are William Giauque (1895), Sidney Altman (1939), Henry Taube (1915), and Rudolph A. Marcus (1923).