Konrad Emil Bloch (1912-2000)

Konrad Emil Bloch (1912-2000)

Nobel Prize Winner Medicine or Physiology (1964). Was a prominent German American biochemist whose research into fatty acid and cholesterol metabolism  earned him the coveted award. He showed that all natural steroid-related substances in humans are synthesized from cholesterol.He also developed a radioisotopic method for tracing the path of molecules in cells.

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