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Edmond H. Fischer
Born April 6, 1920 (1920-04-06) (age 99)
Shanghai, China
Doctoral students Edwin G. Krebs
Known for Phosphorylation
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992

Edmond Henri Fischer (born April 6, 1920) is a Swiss-born American biochemist. He and his partner Edwin G. Krebs were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1992 for their works on 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.

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