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biochemist , biologist

Rolf Ziegler, German biochemist, biologist. Achievements include activation of glycogen phosphorylase by cold for the formaton of glycerol as an antifreeze; sequence of the adipokinetic hormone from Manduca sexta. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, German Society Biological Chemistry, German Zoological Society.

Background

Ziegler, Rolf was born on December 11, 1940 in Goeppingen, Germany. Son of Friederich Heinerich and Klara Maria (Lang) Ziegler.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Koeln, Germany, 1971. Habilitation, Berlin, Germany, 1979.

Career

Assistant professor, Berlin, Germany, 1974-1980. Professor Germany, 1980-1984. Research associate Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1985-1986.

Research assistant professor department biochemistry University Arizona, Tucson, 1986-1997. With Wissenschaften Mitavbeiter, Halle, Germany, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include activation of glycogen phosphorylase by cold for the formaton of glycerol as an antifreeze. Sequence of the adipokinetic hormone from Manduca sexta.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Nature, Bio-chemical Biophysics Research Communications, Pesticide Bio-chemical Physiology, Peptids.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, German Society Biological Chemistry, German Zoological Society.

Connections

father:
Friederich Heinerich Ziegler

mother:
Klara Maria (Lang) Ziegler