The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1922
Nobel Co-recipient Archibald V. Hill
Physician. Energy conversions in muscle. Fine experimenter, Physiological Chemist.
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Name: Otto Fritz Meyerhof
Birth: 12 April 1884, Hanover, Germany
Death 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
History of Discovery
Honoring Otto Meyerhof
Patents: Meyerhof has not patented his discoveries