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[kreps; English krebz] /krɛps; English krɛbz/

Sir Hans Adolf
[hahns ah-dawlf;; English hanz ad-olf,, ey-dolf] /hɑns ˈɑ dɔlf;; English hænz ˈæd ɒlf,, ˈeɪ dɒlf/ (Show IPA), 1900–81, German biochemist in England: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1953.
Sir Hans Adolf. 1900–81, British biochemist, born in Germany, who shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1953) for the discovery of the Krebs cycle

Krebs (krěbz, krěps), Sir Hans Adolf. 1900-1981.

German-born British biochemist who discovered (1936) the Krebs cycle. He shared a 1953 Nobel Prize for investigations into metabolic processes.
German-born British biochemist who in 1936 discovered the process that came to be known as the Krebs cycle. For this work he shared with American biochemist Fritz Lipmann the 1953 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.


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