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Edmond H. Fischer
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Edmond H. Fischer
Born(1920-04-06)April 6, 1920
DiedAugust 27, 2021(2021-08-27) (aged 101)
Known forPhosphorylation
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992
Scientific career
Doctoral studentsEdwin G. Krebs

Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Icon/data' not found. Edmond Henri Fischer (April 6, 1920 – August 27, 2021) was 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]

Fischer died on August 27, 2021 in Seattle, Washington at the age of 101.[3]