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Jens Christian Skou

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Skou in 2008

Jens Christian Skou (Danish pronunciation: [ˈjɛns kʁæsdjæn ˈsɡʌʊ̯ˀ]; October 8, 1918 – May 28, 2018) was a Danish medical doctor and Nobel laureate. He was born in Lemvig, Denmark. In 1997, he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (together with Paul D. Boyer and John E. Walker) for his discovery of Na+,K+-ATPase.[1]

Skou died on 28 May 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark at the age of 99, five months short of his 100th birthday.[2][3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1997". nobelprize.org. Archived from the original on 2008-05-16. Retrieved 2017-07-05.
  2. 103982@au.dk. "Nobel Laureate, medical doctor and physiologist Jens Christian Skou has died". newsroom.au.dk.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  3. "In Denmark died Nobel prize in chemistry - 24-my.info".
  4. "Dansk nobelprismodtager i kemi er død - 99 år". www.fyens.dk. 29 May 2018.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Nobelprize.org - Autobiography of Jens Christian Skou
  • Nobelprize.org - Jens C. Skou's Nobel Lecture on "The Identification of the Sodium-Potassium Pump"