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Krebs, Sir Hans Adolflocked



Krebs, Sir Hans Adolf (1900–1981), biochemist, was born on 25 August 1900 at Hildesheim, Germany, the elder son and second of the three children of Dr Georg Krebs, an otolaryngologist, and his wife, Alma Davidson, the daughter of a banker. After serving in the army for two months in 1918 he undertook pre-clinical medical studies at the universities of ...

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Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
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