Paul D. Boyer

1918 - 2018

Paul D. Boyer

Paul Delos Boyer (July 31, 1918 – June 2, 2018) was an American biochemist, analytical chemist, and a professor of chemistry at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research on the "enzymatic mechanism underlying the biosynthesis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)" (ATP synthase) with John E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul D. Boyer has received more than 100,004 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 185th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Paul D. Boyer ranks 185 out of 473Before him are Julius Axelrod, Aziz Sancar, John Pople, Stanley B. Prusiner, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, and John Frederic Daniell. After him are Max Perutz, Stephanie Kwolek, Ascanio Sobrero, Ei-ichi Negishi, Rodney Robert Porter, and Emil Erlenmeyer.

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Among people born in 1918, Paul D. Boyer ranks 44Before him are Chaim Herzog, Hans Scholl, André Bazin, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Günther Rall, and Konstantinos Mitsotakis. After him are Patricio Aylwin, Volodymyr Shcherbytsky, Robert Aldrich, Richard Winters, Sam Walton, and Edward B. Lewis. Among people deceased in 2018, Paul D. Boyer ranks 56Before him are Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Aaron Klug, Tom Wolfe, Wim Kok, Bernard Lewis, and Claude Lanzmann. After him are Steve Ditko, Jamal Khashoggi, Tsukasa Hosaka, R. Lee Ermey, Ruud Lubbers, and Joe Jackson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul D. Boyer ranks 1,096 out of 12,171Before him are Meg Ryan (1961), Louis Ignarro (1941), James Avery (1945), George Papandreou (1952), Allen Dulles (1893), and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807). After him are Ryan O'Neal (1941), Robert Wise (1914), Dr. Dre (1965), James Horner (1953), William Boeing (1881), and George Takei (1937).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Paul D. Boyer ranks 36Before him are Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921), Paul Flory (1910), Richard F. Heck (1931), Paul Lauterbur (1929), Julius Axelrod (1912), and Stanley B. Prusiner (1942). After him are Stephanie Kwolek (1923), Walter Gilbert (1932), Robert W. Holley (1922), Stanley Miller (1930), William Standish Knowles (1917), and Arthur Kornberg (1918).