Sir Hans Adolf Krebs (1900 – 1981) – Glossary of Names

Sir Hans Adolf Krebs (1900 – 1981) – Glossary of Names

Author: Klaus RothORCID iD


Glossary of Names [13]

 


Hermann Blaschko

   

1900–1993

   

German-British pharmacologist, student of Otto Meyerhof, later, Professor at Oxford, UK, Fellow of the Royal Society, personal friend of Krebs since 1919


Martin Heidegger

   

1889–1976

   

One of the leading German philosophers of the 20th century. Rector of the University of Freiburg, Germany 1933-34, NSDAP member 1933-45


Kurt Henseleit

   

1908–1973

   

German physician, received his doctorate with Krebs and worked on the discovery of the urea cycle for his dissertation, later practicing consulting physician in Friedrichshafen, Germany


Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins

   

1861–1947

   

British biochemist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1929 “for the discovery of the growth-stimulating vitamins”


Fritz Albert Lipmann

   

1899–1986

   

German-American biochemist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1953 “for his discovery of coenzyme A and its importance for intermediary metabolism”


Otto Meyerhof

   

1884–1951

   

German biochemist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1922 “for his discovery of the relationship between the consumption of oxygen and the metabolism of lactic acid in the muscle”


Carl Neuberg

   

1877–1956

   

German biochemist, Director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Biochemistry in Berlin, Germany until his dismissal in 1934, his successor was Adolf Butenandt


Max Planck

   

1858–1957

   

German physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918 “in recognition of the services he rendered to the advancement of physics by his discovery of energy quanta”


Hermann Staudinger

   

1881–1965

   

German Chemist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1953 “for his discoveries in the field of macromolecular chemistry”


Albert Szent-Györgyi

   

1893–1986

   

Hungarian-American biochemist,, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1937 “for his discoveries in biological combustion processes, with special reference to vitamin C and the catalysis of fumaric acid”


Siegfried Thannhauser

   

1885–1962

   

Professor at the University of Freiburg, Germany, specialty: lipid metabolism, brought Krebs to Freiburg and enabled his first independent research, fled to the USA in 1935


Wilhelm von Möllendorf

   

1887–1944

   

Professor of Anatomy at the University of Freiburg, Germany, doctoral adviser to Hans Krebs


Otto Warburg

   

1883–1970

   

German Biochemist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1932 “for the discovery of the nature and mode of action of the respiratory system”


References

[13] L. Jaenicke, Profile der Biochemie (in German), S. Hirzel Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany, 2007. ISBN: 978-3-7776-1517-2

 

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