Gerhard Braunitzer

Intro German biochemist
A.K.A. Braunitzer
Was Chemist Scientist Biochemist Physician Virologist
From Germany
Type Biology Healthcare Science
Gender male
Birth 24 September 1921, Maribor, Slovenia
Death 27 May 1989, Munich, Germany (aged 67 years)
Star sign Libra

Gerhard Braunitzer (24 September 1921 – 27 May 1989) was a German biochemist who was a pioneer in protein sequencing. He refined a method of C-terminal analysis that was used in early sequencing work, and he generated the first full sequence of a hemoglobin chain (β-hemoglobin). He worked at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. Later in his career he was a significant researcher in the field of molecular evolution.

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