Kalckar, Herman M. (Herman Moritz)

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Kalckar, Herman M. (Herman Moritz)

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1908-1991

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Herman Moritz Kalckar was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and received his medical degree from the University of Copenhagen in 1933. After completing his Ph.D, Kalckar received a Rockefeller research fellowship to spend a year at the California Institute of Technology in 1939. In 1940, Kalckar accepted an appointment from Carl and Gerty Cori as a research fellow in the Department of Pharmacology at Washington University School of Medicine. He spent the next three years working with Sidney Colowick, which led to their discovery of the enzyme myokinase (now called adenylate kinase) in muscle extracts. In 1943 Oliver Lowry invited Kalckar to New York, where he became a research associate at the New York Public Health Institute. Kalckar is known as a pioneer in the study of cellular respiration.

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