Melvin Calvin


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United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-)

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It was named after Melvin Calvin, a US scientist who played a pioneering role in mapping the complete carbon path in photosynthesis -- but Nature has a few twists for this particular life cycle.
The Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded to Melvin Calvin of the University of California at Berkeley for determining the sequence of chemical reactions involved when a plant assimilates carbon dioxide.
According to Melvin Calvin, research may be able to sidestep the need for the eons-long geological processes that turn organic matter into oil and gas.