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microbiologist

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.

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