#3563 Overall Influence

Christian de Duve

Belgian biochemist, cytologist

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Christian René Marie Joseph, Viscount de Duve was a Nobel Prize-winning Belgian cytologist and biochemist. He made serendipitous discoveries of two cell organelles, peroxisome and lysosome, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1974 with Albert Claude and George E. Palade . In addition to peroxisome and lysosome, he invented scientific names such as autophagy, endocytosis, and exocytosis in a single occasion.

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Rockefeller University

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#157 World Rank
Biology
#749 World Rank
Chemistry