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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1992

For their discoveries concerning reversible protein phosphorylation as a biological regulatory mechanism
Name - Edmond H. Fischer
Date of birth - April 6, 1920
Institutions - University of Washington Seattle, WA, USA
Country - Switzerland and USA

Description -Dr Edmond H. Fischer is a Swiss-American biochemist. He and his collaborator Edwin G. Krebs were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992 for describing how reversible phosphorylation works as a switch to activate proteins and regulate various cellular processes.


Name - Edwin G. Krebs
Date of birth - June 6, 1918
Institutions - University of Washington Seattle, WA, USA
Country - USA

Description - Edwin Gerhard Krebs was an American biochemist. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize in 1989 together with Alfred Gilman winner of Nobel Prize in medicine in 1994 and, together with his collaborator Edmond H. Fischer,