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Edmond H. Fischer
Edmond H. Fischer
Born (1920-04-06) April 6, 1920 (age 100)
Shanghai, China
Doctoral studentsEdwin G. Krebs
Known forPhosphorylation
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992
This person won a Nobel Prize

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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