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16 September 1853|
5 July 1927|
|Institutions||University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany|
|Alma mater||University of Strassburg|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1910)|
Albrecht Kossel (16 September 1853 – 5 July 1927) was a German doctor. 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.
- "Biography of Albrecht Kossel". The Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1910/kossel-bio.html. Retrieved 2009-01-05.
- "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1910". Nobel Foundation. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1910/index.html. Retrieved 2007-07-28.