#3563 Overall Influence

Christian de Duve

Belgian biochemist, cytologist


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

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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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Rockefeller University


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#157 World Rank
#749 World Rank