Max Bergmann

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Rockefeller University, New York, NY, United States 
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amino-acid chemistry
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.102.2642.168
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(1886 - 1944)
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Max Bergmann was a German biochemist. He was born in Furth, Bavaria on February 12, 1886. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Berlin in 1911, he worked closely as an assistant to Hermann Emil Fischer from 1911 to 1919. Together, they laid the foundation for scientific knowledge of proteins, carbohydrates, and tannins. Following the suicide of Fischer, Bergmann accepted a position as Vice-Director and Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Fiber Chemistry in Berlin. In 1921, he moved on to serve as Director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Leather Research until 1933. When the conditions in Germany grew too hostile, he immigrated to the United States and became an Associate Member of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research where he continued as a pioneer of applied sciences focused on proteins and protein-splitting enzymes, as well as the chemistry of carbohydrates and fats. In 1937, he became a full member of the Institute. He died at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York on November 7, 1944. At the time of his death, he was working under contract with the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development to benefit the national defense during World War II. This research focused on the synthetic, analytical, and inorganic problems in chemical warfare and B-4 toxicity, especially mustard gases.
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da Silva Rodrigues DA, da Cunha CCRF, do Espirito Santo DR, et al. (2021) Removal of cephalexin and erythromycin antibiotics, and their resistance genes, by microalgae-bacteria consortium from wastewater treatment plant secondary effluents. Environmental Science and Pollution Research International
Bergmann M, Wagner M. (2021) The Impact of COVID-19 on Informal Caregiving and Care Receiving Across Europe During the First Phase of the Pandemic. Frontiers in Public Health. 9: 673874
Fink C, Baal N, Wilhelm J, et al. (2021) On the origin of germ cell neoplasia in situ: Dedifferentiation of human adult Sertoli cells in cross talk with seminoma cells in vitro. Neoplasia (New York, N.Y.). 23: 731-742
You D, Skeith L, Korley R, et al. (2021) Identification of hypercoagulability with thrombelastography in patients with hip fracture receiving thromboprophylaxis. Canadian Journal of Surgery. Journal Canadien De Chirurgie. 64: E324-E329
Kronschnabl JM, Kneip T, Weiss LM, et al. (2021) Bodyweight change and cognitive performance in the older population. Plos One. 16: e0249651
Zhou H, Lin S, Li X, et al. (2021) Serum miR-222 is independently associated with atrial fibrillation in patients with degenerative valvular heart disease. Bmc Cardiovascular Disorders. 21: 98
Lei T, Blois SM, Freitag N, et al. (2021) Targeted disruption of galectin 3 in mice delays the first wave of spermatogenesis and increases germ cell apoptosis. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences : Cmls
Jaitner D, Bergmann M, Kuritz A, et al. (2020) Determinants of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in German Elementary School Physical Education Lessons. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living. 2: 113
Munshi PN, Vesole D, Jurczyszyn A, et al. (2020) Age no bar: A CIBMTR analysis of elderly patients undergoing autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation for multiple myeloma. Cancer
Mühlenbruch K, Menzel J, Dörr M, et al. (2020) Association of familial history of diabetes or myocardial infarction and stroke with risk of cardiovascular diseases in four German cohorts. Scientific Reports. 10: 15373
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