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Fritz A. Lipmann M.D.,Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1953
Co-Nobelist Hans Krebs
National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 1966

Physician, Biochemist. Discovered co-enzyme A, its importance for intermediary metabolism. Identified serine phosphate as constituent of phosphoproteins which contain phosphate. CMP represents metabolically active carbamyl donor.

Liljestrand, Science Academy: …Regarding fundamental discoveries laymen ask for immediate practical application. Counter question of Benjamin Franklin: Of what use is a new-born baby?

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Fritz Lipmann was associated with innumerable Nobelists and other great scientists.

Hans Krebs who shared Medicine Nobel with Lipmann in 1953
Peter Rona, Co-author, Lipmann's M.D. thesis. He taught Hans Krebs who shared Medicine Nobel with Lipmann in 1953. He also taught Ernst B. Chain, Medicine Nobelist 1945.
Ernst B. Chain Medicine Nobelist 1945
Otto Meyerhof, Medicine Nobelist 1922, Fritz Lipmann's Advisor/Mentor.
Hans Meerwein, Fritz Lipmann's Advisor/Mentor.
Otto Warburg, Medicine Nobelist 1931
Otto Hahn Chemistry Nobelist 1944. With Liese Meitner [woman] discovered nuclear fission.
Severo Ochoa Medicine Nobelist, 1959
Liese Meitner
[woman] who was nominated for and deserved the Nobel, but was never awarded that prize.
With Otto Hahn Chemistry Nobelist 1944 discovered nuclear fission.
Karl Lohmann, ATP discoverer.
Karl Meyer
Dean Burk
David Nachmansohn
Erwin Negelein
Hans Gaffron
Walter Christian

Painting Tim Tompkins - PaintHistory.org

Name: Fritz Albert Lipmann
Birth: 12 June 1899, Koenigsberg (now Kaliningrad), Germany (now Russia)
Death: 24 July 1986, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
Institution: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Award: "for his discovery of co-enzyme A and its importance for intermediary metabolism"
Subject: biochemistry, cell physiology, metabolism
Portion of cash: 1/2
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Honoring Fritz Lipmann
Work Environment Doctoral/Post Doc Advisor/Mentor: Hans Meerwein and Otto Meyerhof, Medicine Nobelist 1922. Kaiser-Wilhelm/Max-Planck Institutes, Berlin.
Co-author, Thesis, M.D.: With Peter Rona, on colloid chemistry (1924). University of Berlin. Rona taught three Nobel prizewinners: Ernst B. Chain, Hans Krebs and Fritz Lipmann.