LIPPMANN, Fritz Albert
Advances in Enzymology, 1, 99-162, 1941.
Discovery of co-enzyme A and its importance for intermediary metabolism. This discovery illuminated “the process by which cells make available the energy to drive their manufacturing processes” (Judson, p. 245). Lipmann shared the 1953 Nobel Prize in Medicine/Physiology. In his Nobel Lecture (1953) he will spoke “very tentatively” of the first clues that “may foreshadow” extension of his concept to proteins and nucleic acids.
Subjects: BIOCHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY