The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1964
Konrad Bloch, Feodor Lynen
Born: 6 April 1911, Munich, Germany
Died: 6 August 1979, Munich, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: Max-Planck-Institut für Zellchemie, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism"
Field: biochemistry, metabolism, physiology
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