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Ivar Carl Lönnroth

Ivar Carl Lönnroth, Swedish microbiologist. Achievements include discovery of gene coding for antisecretory factor, discovery of protein antisecretory factor, discovery of subunit structure of cholera toxin.

Background

  • Lönnroth, Ivar Carl was born on September 15, 1940 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Erik Nils Magnus and Ebba Charlotta (Lagercrantz) Lönnroth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Gothenburg University, 1976.

    Career

    • Research scientist department biochemistry, Lund, 1963-1967. Research scientist department medical microbiology Gothenburg University, 1968-1977, assistant professor medical microbiology, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of gene coding for antisecretory factor, discovery of protein antisecretory factor, discovery of subunit structure of cholera toxin.

    Connections

    • Married Annmari Genell (divorced 1970). Children: Love Nils, Valtemar Erik. Married Christina Ingrid Rydberg.

      1 child, Jonas Lars.
    • father: Erik Nils Magnus Lönnroth
    • mother: Ebba Charlotta (Lagercrantz) Lönnroth
    • spouses: Annmari Genell
    • Christina Ingrid Rydberg
    • children: Love Nils Lönnroth
    • Valtemar Erik Lönnroth
    • Jonas Lars Lönnroth
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    Born September 15, 1940
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    • 1963
      Lund (Sweden) University
    • 1968
      Lund (Sweden) University
    • 1976
      Gothenburg University
    • 1963 - 1967
      Research scientist, department biochemistry
      Lund, Nevada, United States