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Edmond H. Fischer

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Edmond H. Fischer
Born (1920-04-06) April 6, 1920 (age 98)
Shanghai, China
Known for Phosphorylation
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992
Scientific career
Doctoral students Edwin G. Krebs

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.[1] From 2007 until 2014, he was the Honorary President of the World Cultural Council.[2]

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