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Paul L. Modrich

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Paul Lawrence Modrich (born June 13, 1946) is an American biochemist, James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry at Duke University and Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He is known for his research on DNA mismatch repair. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul L. Modrich has received more than 196,439 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul L. Modrich is the 238th most popular chemist (up from 269th in 2019), the 1,551st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,870th in 2019) and the 49th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Paul L. Modrich ranks 238 out of 509Before him are Mária Telkes, John E. Walker, Sidney Altman, Richard F. Heck, Nikolay Zelinsky, and Mario J. Molina. After him are Joseph L. Goldstein, Henri Victor Regnault, Ida Noddack, Hermann Kolbe, Edward W. Morley, and Donald J. Cram.

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Among people born in 1946, Paul L. Modrich ranks 109Before him are Aziz Sancar, Brian Cox, Robert J. Shiller, Semion Mogilevich, Janet Yellen, and Marisa Paredes. After him are Xanana Gusmão, François Bozizé, Alan Jones, Gerard 't Hooft, Robert Reich, and Ajda Pekkan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul L. Modrich ranks 1,551 out of 18,182Before him are Jake Gyllenhaal (1980), Matt LeBlanc (1967), James McKeen Cattell (1860), Michelle Phillips (1944), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), and Poul Anderson (1926). After him are Leslie Groves (1896), Kim Carnes (1945), Lisa Ann (1972), Tony Shalhoub (1953), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Paul L. Modrich ranks 49Before him are William Standish Knowles (1917), Robert Curl (1933), Elias James Corey (1928), Alfred G. Gilman (1941), William Lipscomb (1919), and Richard F. Heck (1931). After him are Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), Edward W. Morley (1838), Donald J. Cram (1919), Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), and Roger D. Kornberg (1947).