Edmond H. Fischer
|Edmond H. Fischer|
|Born||April 6, 1920
|Doctoral students||Edwin G. Krebs|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992|
Edmond Henri Fischer (born April 6, 1920) is a Swiss-born American biochemist. He and his partner Edwin G. Krebs were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992 for their works on phosphorylation works as a switch to activate proteins and regulate various cellular processes. From 2007 until 2014, he was the Honorary President of the World Cultural Council.
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- "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1992 Press Release". Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet. http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1992/press.html. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
- Almada López, Carlos. "World Cultural Council 24th Award Ceremony, Closing Remarks" (in Spanish). http://www.consejoculturalmundial.org/memories-ceremony2007-ClosingCarlosAlmadaLopez.php. Retrieved August 21, 2013.