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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1953

For his discovery of the citric acid cycle
Name - Hans Adolf Krebs
Date of birth - 25 August 1900
Institutions - Sheffield University Sheffield, United Kingdom
Country - United Kingdom

Description - Sir Hans Adolf Krebs was a German-born British physician and biochemist. Krebs is best known for his identification of two important metabolic cycles: the urea cycle and the citric acid cycle.


for his discovery of co-enzyme A and its importance for intermediary metabolism
Name - Fritz Albert Lipmann
Date of birth - June 12, 1899
Institutions - Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA, USA
Country - USA

Description - Fritz Albert Lipmann was a German-American biochemist and a co-discoverer in 1945 of coenzyme A. For this, together with other research on coenzyme A, he was awarded half the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1953.