Volume: Vol2, Issue 4/2013

Published on: Dec 2013

Contains 13 articles

Eugen Macovschi, the founder of the Romanian biochemistry school

 

Authors

LUCIA-DOINA POPOV *,1

 

Affiliation

1Institutul de Biologie și Patologie Celulară „Nicolae Simionescu” al Academiei Române

 

 

This article is a recall of the evolution of ”Biological chemistry” towards ”Biochemistry” in Romania. Eugen Macovschi’s personality as a Professor of Biochemistry at Bucharest University, member of the Romanian Academy and creator of the first Romanian Institute of Biochemistry is presented. His main scientific achievements along with the new concept on the living matter biostructure are described. Under his directorship, Eugen Macovschi initiated several new research directions in Romania, such as biochemistry of the muscle contraction, immunochemistry, enzymology, nucleic acids research and plant biochemistry.

 

Keywords

Romanian biochemistry, Education and research

Pages

350-353

 

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