Hans K. A. S. von Euler-Chelpin described the crucial role of enzymes in fermentation

Hans K. A. S. von Euler-Chelpin – pioneer in enzyme chemistry

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Biography & contributions

Hans K. A. S. von Euler-Chelpin (Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin) was born on February 15, 1873.Euler-Chelpin was a Swedish- biochemist

He described the crucial role of enzymes in fermentation.Euler-Chelpin explained the role of substrate as alkaline group in enzyme reactions of fermentation.In 1929 He won Nobel Prize

He isolated the cozymase, the coenzyme of the yeast enzyme zymase, and determined its structure

Euler-Chelpin worked on

  • Co-enzymes
  • Nucleic acids in tumors
  • Vitamins to the chemistry of plants
  • Fungi

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