Efraim Racker Photo

Efraim Racker

Born: Jun 28, 1913

Death: Sep 9, 1991

Birthplace: Nowy SA…cz

Profession: Scientist

Nationality: Austria

Efraim Racker

Date of Birth : Jun 28, 1913
Date of Death : Sep 9, 1991
Birth Place : Nowy SA…cz

Efraim Racker was an Austrian biochemist who was responsible for identifying and purifying Factor 1, the first part of the ATP synthase enzyme to be characterised. F1 is only a part of a larger ATP synthase complex known as Complex V. It is a peripheral membrane protein attached to component Fo, which is integral to the membrane.


  • Scientist
  • Chemist

Awards Won

  • Gairdner Foundation International Award
  • National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences
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