Stories of Success, Volume 46: Personal Recollections XI by Giorgio Semenza

By Giorgio Semenza

This quantity, like past Volumes 35-44, will comprise ancient and autobiographical views of the advancements within the box in the course of the contributions of major people who ponder their careers and their effect on biochemistry. * individuals are extraordinary scientists within the box * specified sequence of non-public reminiscences * provides medical learn in a old viewpoint

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Engelhardt was adamantly opposed to its introduction. Such a body was a waste of time, in his view. ’’ was his main argument. ’’ I had to find my own way out of this predicament and went to see Alexander Oparin, director of the nearby Bach Institute of Biochemistry. A member of the Academy of Sciences, Oparin headed the department of plant biochemistry at Moscow University and created a theory of the origin of life that gained worldwide fame. His institute did have its own ‘‘thesis’’ council. The situation was tricky, however, because relations between Engelhardt and Oparin were not that good.

On two occasions I did not understand what Linus was saying – he himself said I should call him that, though in company I addressed him as Professor Pauling – and I told him so. Quite calmly he found other words to explain his meaning that I could translate. When we were talking off-stage before his lecture he drank tea and took a box of large tablets out of his pocket. It was, of course, Vitamin C and he took one before speaking. At that time the dose was considered enormous: Soviet doctors usually prescribed 50–100 mg/day but Pauling took 1 gram at a time.

The head boy in our class was a fine fellow, who enjoyed undisputed authority among the teachers as well as his classmates. Half Ukrainian, half Tatar, he was 3 years older than me: he spent 2 years in each class since he lived in appalling conditions and could I’M NOT DISENCHANTED WITH SCIENCE 25 barely do his homework there. He demanded that I describe the robbers in detail. ’’ I didn’t say a thing to her and, as usual, she made a large number of sandwiches. At the very same place, the same three lads appeared and surrounded me like an old acquaintance.

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