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 181,215 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Paul L. Modrich is the 269th most popular chemist (down from 254th in 2019), the 1,871st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,448th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Paul L. Modrich ranks 269 out of 510Before him are Thomas A. Steitz, Bernard Courtois, Kenichi Fukui, Charles Adolphe Wurtz, Kikunae Ikeda, and Axel Fredrik Cronstedt. After him are Yuan T. Lee, Geoffrey Wilkinson, Leopold Gmelin, Hideki Shirakawa, Jacques Dubochet, and Johann Deisenhofer.

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Among people born in 1946, Paul L. Modrich ranks 105Before him are Stefania Sandrelli, Pete Postlethwaite, Kim Kyong-hui, Marisa Paredes, Robert Reich, and Marilyn vos Savant. After him are Thongloun Sisoulith, Rebiya Kadeer, Robert J. Shiller, Gerard 't Hooft, Robby Krieger, and Elías Figueroa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul L. Modrich ranks 1,871 out of 15,968Before him are Beyoncé (1981), Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), Selena (1971), Annie Leibovitz (1949), Edward C. Prescott (1940), and Natalie Clifford Barney (1876). After him are Kirstie Alley (1951), Richard Farnsworth (1920), Darren Aronofsky (1969), Cornell Woolrich (1903), Elizabeth George (1949), and Daryl Hannah (1960).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Paul L. Modrich ranks 52Before him are Robert W. Holley (1922), William Standish Knowles (1917), Roger D. Kornberg (1947), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), Alfred G. Gilman (1941), and Thomas A. Steitz (1940). After 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).