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Lipmann, Fritz Albert


Born June 12,1899, in Koningsberg (present-day Kaliningrad). German-American biochemist. Member of the US National Academy of Sciences (1950) and the Royal Society of London (1962).

Lipmann graduated from the University of Berlin in 1924. He worked at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Biology in Berlin from 1927 to 1931, the Rockefeller Institute in 1931 and 1932, and the Carlsberg Laboratory in Copenhagen from 1932 to 1939. In 1939, Lipmann emigrated to the USA, where he worked at Cornell University until 1941 and at Harvard University until 1949. He was a professor of biochemistry at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1949 to 1957. Since 1957 he has been with the Rockefeller Institute.

Lipmann’s main works deal with cellular metabolism, protein biosynthesis, and the activation of sulfhydryl groups. He isolated and studied the chemical structure and biological role of coenzyme A. Lipmann was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1953.

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This finding is consistent with British and Australian research that found older homeless adults prefer to stay in shelters with individuals of similar age (Crane and Warnes 2001; Lipmann, Mirabelli, and Rota-Bartelink 2004).
Two years ago, Anthony Lipmann, the Anglican son of an Auschwitz survivor, marked Holocaust Memorial Day as follows: "When on 27 January I take my mother's arm--tattoo number A-25466--I will think not just of the crematoria and the cattle trucks but of Darfur, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Jenin, Fallujah.
Lipmann (1922) introduced the concept of perceived realism, which assumed that peoples' realities are influenced by indirect experiences, such as images presented in the media.
A importancia do pre-estudo analitico foi apoiada por outras investigacoes (Galvao, 2000; Kopiez, 1991; Ross, 1964), como tambem a adocao de codificacoes multiplas (Hallam, 1997; Lim & Lipmann, 1991; Nuki, 1984).
However, the classical theories based on Lipmann pressures and DEP-type polarization theory pre-assumes a dielectric polarization .
The research that has been done on older people and homelessness (Kavanagh 1997; Lipmann 1999) has paid little attention to the impact of the changing nature of the welfare state and the housing market and its contribution to housing marginality.
Ora Limor and Israel Jacob Yuval reconstruct several intellectual settings for the fifteenth-century Hebrew polemic, Sefer Hanizzahon, in which Rabbi Yom-Tov Lipmann Muhlhausen addresses philosophical arguments to Jewish doubters, as well as to Christian opponents.
The measure of depressive symptoms was a 10-item Finnish scale (Salokangas, Stengard, & Poutanen, 1994), based on the Hopkins Checklist (Derogatis, Lipmann, Rickels, Uhlenhuth, & Covi, 1974).
One of America's most celebrated columnists, Walter Lipmann, argued against this approach.
Yom-Tov Lipmann Heller: Portrait of a Seventeenth-Century Rabbi, by Joseph Davis.
ATP's role in providing energy to support the assembly of life's polymers was elaborated in the seminal work of biochemist Fritz Lipmann in 1941.
This new evidence, combined with the stylistic differences noted in my previous study and the arguments for a unified concept of the two parts presented by both Alfredo Hermenegildo and Stephen Lipmann, (23) should finally lay to rest any remaining doubts about Calderon's authorship of the Second Part of La hija del aire.