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Krebs

[ kreps; English krebz ]
/ krɛps; English krɛbz /
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noun
Sir Hans A·dolf [sur hahns ah-dawlf; English hanz ad-olf, ey-dolf], /sɜr hɑns ˈɑ dɔlf; English hænz ˈæd ɒlf, ˈeɪ dɒlf/, 1900–81, German biochemist in England: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1953.
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British Dictionary definitions for Krebs

Krebs
/ (krɛbz) /

noun
Sir Hans Adolf. 1900–81, British biochemist, born in Germany, who shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1953) for the discovery of the Krebs cycle
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Scientific definitions for Krebs

Krebs
[ krĕbz ]
Sir Hans Adolf 1900-1981

German-born British biochemist who in 1936 discovered the process that came to be known as the Krebs cycle. For this work he shared with American biochemist Fritz Lipmann the 1953 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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