Halvor N. Christensen

1955-1986 Biological Chemistry University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 
"Halvor N. Christensen"

(1915 - 2003)
Halvor Niels Christensen, Ph.D., professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Biological Chemistry, died after several weeks of illness in La Jolla, California, on October 2, one day after his birthday. A distinguished leader and educator, Christensen was internationally recognized for his work in the area of amino acid transport in physiological and pathological conditions.

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A. Baird Hastings grad student 1940 Harvard (Chemistry Tree)
 (Phosphatides: Contaminants of Phosphatides, Phosphatides and Ionic Activities, Synthesis of Compounds Related to Cephalins)


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David Harry Kessel grad student 1959 University of Michigan (Chemistry Tree)
Howard S. Tager grad student 1971 University of Michigan (Chemistry Tree)
Morris F. White grad student 1981 University of Michigan (Chemistry Tree)
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Christensen HN, Kilberg M. (1995) Hepatic amino acid transport primary to the urea cycle in regulation of biologic neutrality Nutrition Reviews. 53: 74-76
Christensen HN. (1995) New insights into intravenous peptide metabolism Nutrition Reviews. 53: 100-102
Christensen HN, Van Winkle LJ. (1995) Ontogeny of transport system for cationic amino acids in the placenta Nutrition Reviews. 53: 40-43
Christensen HN. (1994) Is PQQ a significant nutrient in addition to its role as a therapeutic agent in the higher animal? Nutrition Reviews. 52: 24-25
Christensen HN, Albritton LM, Kakuda DK, et al. (1994) Gene-product designations for amino acid transporters. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 196: 51-7
Christensen HN, Greene AA, Kakuda DK, et al. (1994) Special transport and neurological significance of two amino acids in a configuration conventionally designated as D. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 196: 297-305
Christensen HN. (1993) Amino acid nutrition: A two-step absorptive process Nutrition Reviews. 51: 95-100
Christensen HN. (1993) Riboflavin can protect tissues from oxidative injury Nutrition Reviews. 51: 149-150
de Céspedes C, Thoene JG, Lowler K, et al. (1992) Leucine and tissue distribution of bulky and small neutral amino acids in rats: Dissociation between transport and insulin-mediated effects Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease. 15: 145-154
Christensen HN. (1992) What is the physiological origin of free D-amino acids in mammals? Nutrition Reviews. 50: 294-295
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