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Biochemistry educator

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.

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

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: history of science, writing, painting, etching.

Connections

Married Dorothea Heinecke, July 22, 1961. Children: Elisabeth, Johanna, Konrad.

father:
Karl Bohley

mother:
Margarete (Ehrlicher) Bohley

spouse:
Dorothea Heinecke

children:
Konrad Bohley

Elisabeth Bohley

Johanna Bohley