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Authorised form of namePeters; Sir; Rudolph Albert (1889 - 1982)
SurnamePeters
ForenamesRudolph Albert
Dates1889 - 1982
Dates and placesBirth:
13 April 1889
Death:
29 January 1982
ActivityEducation:
MD, MA (Camb); MA (Oxon)
Career:
Whitley Professor of Biochemistry, University of Oxford
Honours:
MC (with bar) 1917; Kt 1952
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
16/05/1935
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1949
Lectures:
Croonian 1951
Council:
VP 1945-1946, 1955-1956
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 85/3/82. Papers deposited in the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1983 vol 29 pp 495-523, plate, by R H S Thompson and A G Ogston
Royal Society codeNA1789
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1935/14Peters, Sir Rudolph Albert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003535Peters, Sir Rudolph Albertnd
GLB/65/100/125Brown to R A Peters, Department of Biochemistry, University Museum, Oxford 2 February 1950
GLB/65/100/126R A Peters, Department of Biochemistry, University Museum, Oxford to Brown3 February 1950
GLB/65/100/123R A Peters, Department of Biochemistry, University Museum, Oxford to Brown27 January 1950
PB/1/33/4/6President of the Royal Society1965
IM/003533Peters, Sir Rudolph Albertnd
RR/42/3Referee's report by James Charles Philip, on a paper 'Interfacial tension and hydrogen-ion concentration' by Rudolph Albert PetersMay 1931
RR/27/67Referee's report by Archibald Vivian Hill, on a paper 'Interfacial tension and hydrogen-ion concentration' by Hamilton Hartridge and Rudolph Albert PetersApril 1922
RR/67/302Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The photodynamic activity of the tissues of mice treated with 3:4-benzpyrene' by J C MottramNovember 1939
RR/47/63Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'Carbohydrate metabolism in birds. The site of the biochemical lesion in avian polyneuritis' by N Gavrilescu, A P Meiklejohn, R Passmore and Rudolph Albert PetersFebruary 1932
RR/48/125Referee's report by Frederick Gowland Hopkins, on a paper 'The independence of vitamin B1 deficiency and inanition' by A P Meiklejohn, R Passmore and Rudolph Albert Peters[1932]
RR/50/86Referee's report by Arthur Harden, on a paper 'On the ultra-violet absorption of crystalline preparations of vitamin B1' by Rudolph Albert Peters and J St L PhilpotFebruary 1933
RR/57/67Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The densities of protein crystals and the hydration of proteins' by Gilbert Smithson Adair and M E Adair[April 1936]
RR/57/91Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'A contribution to the comparative biochemistry of muscular and electrical tissues' by Ernest Baldwin and Dorothy Mary Moyle Needham[November 1936]
RR/62/33Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The effect of fumarate on respiration' by F J Stare and C A Baumann[September 1936]
RR/65/42Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The distribution of carbon dioxide in the hen’s egg' by J Brooks and J PaceMarch 1938
RR/72/90Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The phosphorus metabolism of the brain by Rex Malcolm Chaplin Dawson and D Richter1949
RR/68/483Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The effect of hypoxanthine on the growth of an avian tissue in vitro' by Frederick Gowland Hopkins and Irmelin Simon-Reuss[1944]
RR/72/285Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The annelid phosphagen: with a note on phosphagen in Echinodermata and Protochordata' by E Baldwin and W H Yudkin1949
IM/GA/WS/3745Peters, Sir Rudolph Albertnd
IM/GA/WS/1262Peters, Sir Rudolph Albertnd
IM/003534Peters, Sir Rudolph Albertnd
RR/59/36Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'The relations between surface pH, ion concentrations and interfacial tension' by James Frederic Danielli18 September 1936
RR/64/12Referee's report by Rudolph Albert Peters, on a paper 'Quantitative spectrographic analysis of biological material. III. A method for the determination of sodium and potassium in glandular secretions' by John Stuart Foster, G O Langstroth and D R McRae[February 1938]
PB/1/33/2Correspondence concerning the Copley Medal of the Royal Society1956
MDA/A/16/51Minutes of the British Committee for Cooperation with UNESCO in the Natural Sciences16 May 1956
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