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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