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Folkers, Karl, 1906-1997

LC control no.n 81107950
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Personal name headingFolkers, Karl, 1906-1997
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Variant(s)Folkers, K., 1906-1997
Folkers, Karl August
Folkers, Karl August, 1906-1997
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Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeRahway (N.J.) Stanford (Calif.) New London (N.H.)
Birth date1906-09-01
Death date1997-12-07
Place of birthDecatur (Ill.)
Place of deathNew London (N.H.)
Field of activityBiochemistry
AffiliationMerck & Co.
Stanford Research Institute
University of Texas at Austin
Profession or occupationBiochemists
University and college faculty members
Found inInternational Symposium on Coenzyme Q. Biomedical and clinical aspects of coenzyme Q, 1980- : v. 3, t.p. (K. Folkers)
LCCN 63-22568: Wagner, A.F. Vitamins and coenzymes, 1964 (hdg.: Folkers, Karl August; usage: Karl Folkers)
Argus-Champion, Dec. 17, 1997 p. 8 (Dr. Karl A. Folkers, d. Dec. 9, 1997; b. Sept. 1, 1906)
OCLC, April 25, 2017 (access points: Folkers, K.; Folkers, K. (Karl); Folkers, K. (Karl August); Folkers, Karl; Folkers, Karl A.; Folkers, Karl August; Folkers, Karl August, 1906- ; Folkers, Karl August, 1906-1997; usage: K. Folkers; Karl Folkers; Dr. Karl Folkers; Dr. Karl A. Folkers; Karl August Folkers)
Journal of nutrition, September 1, 2001, viewed online April 25, 2017: pages 2227-2229 (Karl August Folkers (1906-1997); one of the most imaginative and productive organic chemists who worked in the field of biological chemistry during the past century; most of his major contributions were made during the period in which he was associated with the Merck Company in Rahway, New Jersey beginning in 1934; born in Decatur, Illinois on September 1, 1906; in 1963, Folkers resigned his position as Vice-President for Explorative Research to which he had been promoted in 1962 to accept a position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) with a courtesy appointment as Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University; in 1968, he resigned from his appointments at the SRI to accept a position at the University of Texas as Professor of Chemistry and Director of a newly created Institute for Biomedical Research; died in New London, NH on December 7, 1997; buried in New London)
Wikipedia, April 25, 2017 (Karl August Folkers (September 1, 1906-December 7, 1997) was an American biochemist who made major contributions to the isolation and identification of bioactive natural products; career was mainly spent at Merck)
Associated languageeng