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John Ernest Walker

(1941-01-07) 7 January 1941 (age 81)[1]
EducationRastrick Grammar School
Alma materUniversity of Oxford (BA, DPhil)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Oxford
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
University of Cambridge
ThesisStudies on naturally occurring peptides (1970)
InfluencesFred Sanger

Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Icon/data' not found.Sir John Ernest Walker [4] (born 7 January 1941) is a British chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1997.[6] As of 2015 Walker is Emeritus Director and Professor at the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit in Cambridge, and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.[7]


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  3. WALKER, Prof. John Ernest. Who's Who. 1996 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc.  closed access (subscription needed)
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  5. Walker, John Ernest (1969). Studies on naturally-occurring peptides. University of Oxford.

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  6. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1997". 
  7. Walker, J. E.; Saraste, M; Runswick, M. J.; Gay, N. J. (1982). "Distantly related sequences in the alpha- and beta-subunits of ATP synthase, myosin, kinases and other ATP-requiring enzymes and a common nucleotide binding fold". The EMBO Journal 1 (8): 945–51. doi:10.1002/j.1460-2075.1982.tb01276.x . PMC 553140 . PMID 6329717 .