Dr. Klaus Heinrich Hofmann (at right in foreground) with Biochemistry Research Team

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The international team of researchers who successfully completed the first partial synthesis of an enzyme in 1960. Left to right: Dr. Wilhelm Haas of Germany; Dr. Michael J. Smithers of England; Dr. Yecheskel Wolman, Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; Frances Finn (later Frances Finn Reichl), graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh (later Professor of Biochemistry at Pittsburgh); and Klaus Heinrich Hofmann (1911-1995), Professor of Experimental Medicine and Biochemistry, University of Pittsburgh.


  • Haas, Wilhelm
  • Smithers, Michael J
  • Wolman, Yecheskel 1935-
  • Reichl, Frances Finn
  • Hofmann, Klaus 1911-1995
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • University of Pittsburgh

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-3934

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  • 1960
  • C. 1960s

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  • Chemistry, Organic
  • Medicine, Experimental
  • Biochemistry


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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3934]

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