Lipmann, Fritz Albert


1899–1986 German ‐born American biochemist who discovered coenzyme A.

Keywords: metabolism; bioenergetics; coenzyme A; Meyerhof; Krebs

Further Reading

Lipmann F (1941) Metabolic generation and utilization of phosphate‐bond energy. Advances in Enzymology 1: 99–162.

Lipmann F (1971) Wanderings of a Biochemist. New York: Wiley‐Interscience.

Lipmann F (1984) A long life in times of great upheaval. Annual Reviews of Biochemistry 53: 1–33.

de Duve C (1987) Fritz Lipmann – in memorium. Journal of the Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology 1: 3–5. [Also in: Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 131: 195–202.]

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de Duve, Christian(Aug 2001) Lipmann, Fritz Albert. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002863]