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Peter Bohley

Peter Bohley, German biochemistry educator. Achievements include co-discovery of Cathepsin L and Cathepsin H; isolation and characterization of these lysosomal proteases, surface hydrophobicity as signal for proteolysis. Member Bio-chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Bohley, Peter was born on October 31, 1935 in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany. Son of Karl and Margarete (Ehrlicher) Bohley.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Halle, Germany, 1959. Doctor of Science Medical, University Halle, Germany, 1974.

    Career

    • Assistant University Halle, 1960-1983. Professor biochemistry University Tübingen, Germany, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include co-discovery of Cathepsin L and Cathepsin H. Isolation and characterization of these lysosomal proteases, surface hydrophobicity as signal for proteolysis.

    Works

    • Author: Tissue Proteinases, 1971, History of German Democratic Republic, 1994, Seven Brothers on a Flying Turtle, 2005. Editor: Intracellular Protein Catabolism, 1974, We are the people?, 2001, The Laboratorium in the Kitchen of Castle Hohentuebingen, 2009. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Bio-chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothea Heinecke, July 22, 1961. Children: Elisabeth, Johanna, Konrad.
    • father: Karl Bohley
    • mother: Margarete (Ehrlicher) Bohley
    • spouse: Dorothea Heinecke
    • children: Elisabeth Bohley
    • Johanna Bohley
    • Konrad Bohley
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    Born October 31, 1935
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    • 1959
      University Halle
    • 1974
      University Halle
    • 1960 - 1983
      Assistant, University Halle
    • 1986
      professor, biochemistry University T+-bingen
      Germany