Edmond H. Fischer
|Died||August 27, 2021 (aged 101)|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992|
|Doctoral students||Edwin G. Krebs|
Edmond Henri Fischer (April 6, 1920 – August 27, 2021) was 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. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
- Almada López, Carlos. "World Cultural Council 24th Award Ceremony, Closing Remarks" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on December 25, 2014. Retrieved August 21, 2013.
- "Nobel Laureate Edmond H. Fischer 1920 – 2021". Archived from the original on 2021-08-29. Retrieved 2021-08-29.