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Arthur Harden

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Sir Arthur Harden

Born(1865-10-12)12 October 1865
Died17 June 1940(1940-06-17) (aged 74)
Alma materUniversity of Manchester MSc,
University of Erlangen PhD
Known forthe chemistry of the yeast cell
SpouseGeorgina Sydney Bridge
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1929)
Davy Medal (1935)
Scientific career
InstitutionsLister Institute
Doctoral advisorOtto Fischer
Doctoral studentsRoland Victor Norris
Ida Maclean

Sir Arthur Harden, FRS[1] (12 October 1865 – 17 June 1940) was a British biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1929 with Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin for their investigations into the fermentation of sugar and fermentative enzymes.[2][3] He was a founding member of the Biochemical Society and editor of its journal for 25 years.

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  1. Hopkins, F. G.; Martin, C. J. (1942). "Arthur Harden. 1865–1940". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society. 4 (11): 2. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1942.0001. S2CID 178418151.
  2. Manchester, K. (2000). "Arthur Harden: An unwitting pioneer of metabolic control analysis". Trends in Biochemical Sciences. 25 (2): 89–92. doi:10.1016/S0968-0004(99)01528-5. PMID 10664590.
  3. Manchester, K. (2000). "Biochemistry comes of age: A century of endeavour". Endeavour. 24 (1): 22–27. doi:10.1016/S0160-9327(99)01224-7. PMID 10824440.

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