Edman, Pehr

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Pehr, Australian scientist, 1916-1977.
Edman method - a method of identifying N-terminal amino acids.
Edman reagent - used in the Edman method of identifying N-terminal amino acids Synonym(s): phenylisothiocyanate
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He has received the American Society for Mass Spectrometry research award, the Pehr Edman Award in Protein Chemistry, and has published more than 190 scientific articles.
The namesake of the Edman Award, Pehr Edman, was a Swedish chemist who in 1967 created the world's first automated protein-sequencing device.