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Warburg, Otto Heinrich Line breaks: Otto Hein|rich War|burg
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːbəːɡ/

Definition of Warburg, Otto Heinrich in English:

( 1883–1970), German biochemist. He pioneered the use of the techniques of chemistry for biochemical investigations, especially for his work on intracellular respiration. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1931); he was prevented by the Nazi regime from accepting a second one in 1944 because of his Jewish ancestry.

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