axel hugo teodor theorell

Theorell

[tey-oh-rel]
noun
Axel Hugo Teodor [ahk-suhl hoo-goh te-oh-dawr] , 1903–82, Swedish biochemist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1955.
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Theorell The·o·rell (tā'ə-rěl'), Axel Hugo Theodor. 1903-1982.

Swedish biochemist. He won a 1955 Nobel Prize for research on the oxidation of enzymes.

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axel hugo teodor theorell

Swedish biochemist whose study of enzymes that facilitate oxidation reactions in living cells contributed to the understanding of enzyme action and led to the discovery of the ways in which nutrients are used by organisms in the presence of oxygen to produce usable energy. Theorell won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1955.

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