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|Born||16 September 1853|
|Died||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.