Ch 4: Important Biochemists in History

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Enhance your knowledge of top biochemists in history as you work on a class assignment or study for a test. Reviewing bite-sized lessons and taking short quizzes in this Important Biochemists in History chapter can make studying fun and effective.

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  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about important biochemists in history for a standard science course. Topics covered include:

  • Biography and facts about Harriet Quimby
  • Facts, biography and discoveries of Frederick Gowland Hopkins
  • Gerty Theresa Cori's biography, accomplishments and discovery
  • Experiment, discovery and rules from Erwin Chargaff
  • Discoveries, contributions and biography of Frederick Sanger
  • Gertrude Elion's biography, inventions and accomplishments
  • Leland Clark inventions, biography and discovery
  • Accomplishments, biography and discoveries of Dorothy Hodgkin

8 Lessons in Chapter 4: Important Biochemists in History
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Harriet Quimby: Biography & Facts

1. Harriet Quimby: Biography & Facts

In this lesson we will learn about Harriet Quimby. She was an American pilot who became the first woman to fly across the English Channel. Quimby died very young, but was able to inspire others through her short life.

Frederick Gowland Hopkins: Biography, Facts & Discoveries

2. Frederick Gowland Hopkins: Biography, Facts & Discoveries

In this lesson, you will learn about the life and discoveries of a British biochemist and physician who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of vitamins.

Gerty Theresa Cori: Biography, Discovery & Accomplishments

3. Gerty Theresa Cori: Biography, Discovery & Accomplishments

Gerty and Carl Cori had an adventurous and loving life, and they answered many important questions about the biochemistry of sugar metabolism. In this lesson, we'll learn about their life and the contributions that led to their joint Nobel Prize.

Erwin Chargaff: Experiment, Discovery & Rules

4. Erwin Chargaff: Experiment, Discovery & Rules

Many of the essential discoveries concerning the DNA molecule were made possible by the research of Erwin Chargaff. This lesson discusses his life, experiments, rules, and work.

Frederick Sanger: Biography, Discoveries & Contributions

5. Frederick Sanger: Biography, Discoveries & Contributions

A humble and brilliant scientist, Frederick Sanger made several important contributions to genetics and molecular biology. In this lesson you'll be introduced to Sanger, as well as learn about his work sequencing molecules, which paved the way for decoding the entire human genome.

Gertrude Elion: Biography, Inventions & Accomplishments

6. Gertrude Elion: Biography, Inventions & Accomplishments

Noble Prize winner Gertrude Elion made many contributions to the fields of chemistry and medicine. In this lesson you will learn about her life, her discoveries, and her many important accomplishments.

Leland Clark: Biography, Inventions & Discovery

7. Leland Clark: Biography, Inventions & Discovery

Known as the 'father of biosensors', Leland Clark has numerous inventions and credits to his name. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the career and contributions of this important scientist.

Dorothy Hodgkin: Biography, Discoveries & Accomplishments

8. Dorothy Hodgkin: Biography, Discoveries & Accomplishments

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin was an English chemist whose work with the x-ray crystallography of organic molecules earned her a Nobel Prize in 1964. This lesson is about Dorothy Hodgkin, her life, discoveries, and accomplishments.

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