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|Feodor Felix Konrad Lynen|
|Born||6 April 1911|
Munich, German Empire
|Died||6 August 1979 (aged 68)|
Munich, West Germany
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1964)|
Fellow of the Royal Society
He is best known for his discoveries with the mechanism and regulation of cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956 "for their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism". He shared the prize with Konrad Bloch.
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