A Nobel Prize Medal awarded to Hans Krebs (1900-1981) – the scientist who explained one of the most fundamental processes of life: the conversion of food into energy within the cell – will be offered for auction at Sotheby’s in London on 14 July 2015. A Jewish refugee who fled Nazi Germany for the UK in the early 1930s, Hans Krebs became of one of most pre-eminent scientists of the 20th century. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine for the discovery of the Citric Acid Cycle, commonly known as the Krebs Cycle, in 1953. Estimated at £250,000-350,000, the medal will be sold to benefit The Sir Hans Krebs Trust, established to provide grants for the support of refugee scientists and the training of young scientists in the biomedical sciences. Lord Krebs said “I am donating my father’s Nobel Prize Medal in order to establish a Charitable Trust in his name. My father

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