Meyerhof Otto
Country Germany
Category Medicine
Year 1923

Meyerhof Otto, 1884 - 1951, Year won 1923, discovered the way in which the body converts biochemical energy into mechanical energy in the muscles..

Otto Meyerhof was born in Germany in 1884.

In 1923 he was awarded the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine, “for his discovery of the fixed relationship between the consumption of oxygen and the metabolism of lactic acid in the muscle.”

Otto Meyerhof died in 1951.

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