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Michael Doudoroff

Born: Nov 14, 1911

Death: Apr 4, 1975

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg

Nationality: United States

Michael Doudoroff

Date of Birth : Nov 14, 1911
Date of Death : Apr 4, 1975
Birth Place : Saint Petersburg

Michael Doudoroff was an American microbiologist who discovered with Nathan Entner microbial pathway for glucose degradation in some bacteria. Nowadays it is known as Entner–Doudoroff pathway. He was born in St. Petersburg, Russia but moved to San Francisco when he was 12 years old. He entered Stanford University where he completed his PhD under the supervision of Cornelius Van Niel at the Hopkins Marine Station.

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada
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