Fritz Albert Lipmann


Fritz Albert Lipmann

Fritz Albert Lipmann (June 12 1899 – July 24 1986) was a German-American biochemist and a co-discoverer in 1945 of coenzyme A. For this, together with other research on coenzyme A, he was awarded half the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1953.

Lipmann was born in Königsberg, Germany to a Jewish family.

Lipmann studied medicine at the University of Königsberg, Berlin, and Munich, graduating in Berlin in 1924. He returned to Königsberg to study chemistry under Professor Hans Meerwein. In 1926 he joined Otto Meyerhof at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute, Berlin, for his Ph.D. thesis. After that he followed Meyerhof to Heidelberg to the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Medical Research.

From 1939 lived and worked in the USA. From 1949 to 1957 he was professor of biological chemistry at Harvard Medical School. From 1957 onwards, he taught and conducted research at Rockefeller University, New York City. He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1966.

External links

* [http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1953/lipmann-bio.html Nobel Prize biography]
* [https://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/lipmann.html jewish virtual library biography]
* [http://www.fli-leibniz.de/index_en.php Leibniz Institute for Age Research - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI)]


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