Otto Heinrich Warburg

German physiologist, medical doctor and Nobel laureate

Otto Heinrich Warburg (October 8, 1883 - August 1, 1970) was a German chemist.[1] He won the 1931 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the respiratory enzyme.

Otto Heinrich Warburg
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Otto Warburg
BornOctober 8, 1883
DiedAugust 1, 1970
Alma materUniversity of Berlin
University of Heidelberg
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1931)
Scientific career
InstitutionsKaiser Wilhelm Institute (now Max Planck Institute) for Biology Berlin, Germany


  1. "Biography of Otto Warburg". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2009-07-02.