Warburg, Otto

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Otto, German biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1883-1970.
Barcroft-Warburg apparatus - Synonym(s): Warburg apparatus
Barcroft-Warburg technique - Synonym(s): Warburg apparatus
Warburg apparatus - for measures the oxygen consumption of incubated tissue slices by manometric measurement of changes in gas pressure produced by oxygen absorption in an enclosed flask. Synonym(s): Barcroft-Warburg apparatus; Barcroft-Warburg technique
Warburg old yellow enzyme - a flavoprotein oxidizing NADPH to NADP+. Synonym(s): NADPH dehydrogenase
Warburg respiratory enzyme - a system of cytochromes and their oxidases that participate in respiratory processes. Synonym(s): Atmungsferment
Warburg theory - that the development of cancer is due to irreversible damage to the respiratory mechanism of cells, leading to the selective multiplication of cells with increased glycolytic metabolism, both aerobic and anaerobic.
Warburg-Lipmann-Dickens-Horecker shunt - Synonym(s): Dickens shunt
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Otto Warburg discovered that by lowering oxygen levels of normal cells by 35%, they can continue to live without respiration.
The first researcher to notice cancer's special metabolism was German biochemist Otto Warburg, who in 1924 observed that cancer cells had a peculiar way of utilizing glucose to make energy for the cell.
Our results suggest that targeting oxidative phosphorylation in melanoma is a promising strategy for early metastatic disease, before melanoma cells switch their primary metabolic source to glycolysis, as Otto Warburg showed 60 years ago" said Dr.
Otto Warburg won the Nobel Prize in 1931 for his research into cellular respiration, showing that cancer thrives in anaerobic (without oxygen ) or acidic conditions.
was awarded the Otto Warburg Medal in Mosbach, Germany.
There, American scientist Susan Lindquist, PhD, was awarded the Otto Warburg Medal, the most prestigious German award for biochemists and molecular biologists.
Dr Otto Warburg won two Nobel Prizes, in 1931 and 1944, for linking cancer with a lack of oxygen in the cells.
He was followed by Louis Pasteur, Eduard Buchner (cell-free active enzymes), Otto Warburg, Claude Bernard, and Carl and Gerty Cori, to name but a few.
Otto Warburg won the Nobel Peace Prize for discovering that cancer grows in an anaerobic environment (one that lacks oxygen).