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Monesson in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christian B. Anfinsen

(1916-1995)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
1. Christian B. Anfinsen Marker
Inscription. Noted biochemist, born in Monessen. Recipient, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1972, for his pioneering study into the structure of the enzyme called "ribonuclease." A laboratory chief, National Institutes of Health, 1950-1982; he taught at Johns Hopkins University after 1982.
 
Erected 1999 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 9.672′ N, 79° 52.972′ W. Marker is in Monesson, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Donner Avenue 0.2 miles from 4th Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located in front of Monesson Public Library. Marker is in this post office area: Monessen PA 15062, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rabe Manor (approx. one mile away); Cement City (approx. 1.2 miles away); John K. Tener (approx. 1.7 miles away); Horseshoe Baptist Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); The 1948 Donora Smog (approx. 1.8 miles away); Whiskey Point (approx. 3.4 miles away); One Extraordinary Street (approx. 3.4 miles away); Colonel Edward Cook (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Christian Anfinsen. Biography at Nobel Prize.org (Submitted on July 24, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Christian B. Anfinsen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 24, 2011
2. Christian B. Anfinsen Marker
 

2. Christian Boehmer Anfinsen at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on February 21, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
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By Edward A. Hubbard, National Institutes of Health, February 27, 1969
3. Christian B. Anfinsen
American biochemist Courtesy of the NIH Record and the National Institutes of Health.
 
 
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