Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1964
Konrad Bloch, Feodor Lynen

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Feodor Lynen - Facts

Feodor Lynen

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

Prize share: 1/2

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