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Albrecht Kossel

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Albrecht Kossel
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Albrecht Kossel
Born 16 September 1853
Rostock, Germany
Died 5 July 1927
Alma mater University of Strassburg
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1910)
Scientific career
Institutions University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Albrecht Kossel (16 September 1853 – 5 July 1927) was a German doctor.[1] He won the 1910 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on proteins and nucleic substances. He discovered histones, which package and regulate DNA transcription.[2]

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  1. "Biography of Albrecht Kossel". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1910". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2007-07-28.