Jens Christian Skou
(Danish pronunciation: [ˈjɛns kʁæsdjæn ˈsɡʌʊ̯ˀ]
; October 8, 1918 – May 28, 2018) was a Danish
medical doctor and Nobel
laureate. He was born in Lemvig
, Denmark. In 1997, he received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(together with Paul D. Boyer
and John E. Walker
) for his discovery of Na+,K+-ATPase
Skou died on 28 May 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark at the age of 99, five months short of his 100th birthday.
- Nobelprize.org - Autobiography of Jens Christian Skou
- Nobelprize.org - Jens C. Skou's Nobel Lecture on "The Identification of the Sodium-Potassium Pump"