Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1922
Archibald V. Hill, Otto Meyerhof

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Otto Meyerhof - Facts

Otto Fritz Meyerhof

Otto Fritz Meyerhof

Born: 12 April 1884, Hanover, Germany

Died: 6 October 1951, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Kiel University, Kiel, Germany

Prize motivation: "for his discovery of the fixed relationship between the consumption of oxygen and the metabolism of lactic acid in the muscle"

Field: metabolism, muscle physiology

Otto Meyerhof received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1923.

Prize share: 1/2

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