Edmond H. Fischer

1920 - Today

Edmond H. Fischer

Edmond Henri Fischer (born April 6, 1920) is an American biochemist. He and his collaborator Edwin G. Krebs were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992 for describing how reversible phosphorylation works as a switch to activate proteins and regulate various cellular processes. From 2007 until 2014, he was the Honorary President of the World Cultural Council. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmond H. Fischer has received more than 95,158 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 197th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Edmond H. Fischer ranks 197 out of 473Before him are Emil Erlenmeyer, Walter Gilbert, Robert W. Holley, Roald Hoffmann, Heinrich Gustav Magnus, and Peter D. Mitchell. After him are Stanley Miller, John Vane, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Torbern Bergman, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, and Johann Josef Loschmidt.

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Among people born in 1920, Edmond H. Fischer ranks 55Before him are Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, Michèle Morgan, Walter Nowotny, John Harsanyi, Alberto Sordi, and Peter D. Mitchell. After him are Robert Whittaker, Shelley Winters, Maureen O'Hara, Chiara Lubich, George Porter, and Sergei Bondarchuk.

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In China

Among people born in China, Edmond H. Fischer ranks 281 out of 921Before him are Chien-Shiung Wu (1912), Kong Rong (153), Donnie Yen (1963), Emperor An of Han (94), Qi Jiguang (1527), and Emperor Duzong (1240). After him are Lao She (1899), Huo Qubing (-140), Emperor Ping of Han (-9), Yu Jin (200), Emperor Ai of Tang (892), and Zhong Hui (225).

Among CHEMISTS In China

Among chemists born in China, Edmond H. Fischer ranks 3Before him are Tu Youyou (1930) and Ei-ichi Negishi (1935).

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