EDWIN KREBS (1918–2009) shared the 1992 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology with Edmond Fischer for their discoveries in the 1950s concerning reversible protein phosphorylation. Krebs was awarded a U of I Bachelor of Arts degree in 1940.
Tadeus Reichstein, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1950: "for their discoveries relating to the hormones of the adrenal cortex, their structure and biological effects", biochemistry, endocrinology
Konrad Bloch, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1964: "for their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism", biochemistry, metabolism, physiology
Ernst Boris Chain, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945: "for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases", anti-bacterial agents, bacteriology, biochemistry