Hans Adolf Krebs


Hans Adolf Krebs

Hans Adolf Krebs (1953)

Hans Adolf Krebs:

Hans Adolf Krebs was a German biochemist and Nobel laureate.

Birth:

August 25, 1900 in Hildesheim, Germany

Death:

November 22, 1981 in Oxford, England

Claim to Fame:

Krebs was a German biochemist who was awarded half the 1953 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery of the citric acid cycle. The citric acid cycle, or Krebs cycle is a series of chemical reactions in the cell that breaks down food molecules into carbon dioxide, water, and energy. He also discovered the urea cycle where urea is produced from ammonia in the liver.

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