Walker, John Ernest

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Walker, John Ernest (1941-) is a British biochemist who was a co-recipient, with American biochemist Paul Delos Boyer, of the 1997 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their discoveries regarding adenosine triposphate (ATP) synthase, an enzyme fundamental in producing the cellular energy that drives critical physiological functions. They also shared the prize with Danish biochemist Jens Christian Skou for his related enzyme discoveries.


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