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Donald Nicholson

Created by Donald Nicholson
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
The University, Leeds, England
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World Wide Web version prepared by Andrew G. McDonald
Department of Biochemistry, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland

Metabolic Pathways Chart

Background Information

  In memory of Donald Nicholson, D.Sc., 1916–2012
Don died on Saturday May 12th 2012 at the age of 96. His Metabolic Pathways Charts, which were at first hand drawn, appeared in print in 1960. They were regularly updated and supplemented, by the inborn errors of metabolism chart and the minimaps and animaps. Up to the time of his death he was still working on expanding and refining the Animap series. In recognition of his major contributions he was made one of only two Honorary Life Members of the IUBMB.

Maps & Charts

Biography of Donald Nicholson


Metabolic Pathways Chart

History and Acknowledgements


Inborn Errors of Metabolism Chart

Minimaps - Introduction


Minimaps - Table of Contents



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