Albrecht Kossel facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Albrecht Kossel
Albrecht Kossel
Born 16 September 1853
Rostock, Germany
Died 5 July 1927
Institutions University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Alma mater University of Strassburg
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1910)

Albrecht Kossel (16 September 1853 – 5 July 1927) was a German doctor. He won the 1910 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on proteins and nucleic substances. He discovered histones, which package and regulate DNA transcription.

Images for kids

Albrecht Kossel Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.