Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1928
Number:140 - 1
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Sir Frederick G Hopkins
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1861
Year, Death:1947
Profession:prof biochemistry
University:University of Cambridge
City:Cambridge
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1929
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Heinrich O Wieland
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1877
Year, Death:1957
Profession:prof chemistry
City:Munich
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1927
 
Nominee 3:
Name:Torsten L Thunberg
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1873
Year, Death:1952
Profession:prof physiology
University:Lund University
City:Lund
Country:SWEDEN (SE)
 
Motivation:F. Hopkins: Tissue respiration (see comment). H. Wieland: Studies of the metabolic processes in the cell. T. Thunberg: Studies of metabolism in tissues through indirect observation of oxidative processes after addition of a substance whose effect is to be studied.
 
Nominator:
Name:H Wieland
Gender:M
Profession:prof pharmacology
City:Heidelberg
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: Motivation for F. Hopkins: "tierische Atmung". Re H. Wieland: the Nobel Prize in chemistry for 1927 was awarded in 1928. Also nominated by H. Wieland were K. Landsteiner, O. Warburg, Y. Henderson, A. Brown and A. Luckhardt (see entry nr 140-0 and 140-2).