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Aaron Ciechanover

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Aaron Ciechanover
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Ciechanover in 2014
Born (1947-10-01) October 1, 1947 (age 73)
NationalityIsraeli
Alma materHadassah Medical School M.S. 1971; M.D. 1974 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology D.Sc
Known forUbiquitin-mediated protein degradation
Spouse(s)Menucha Ciechanover
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (2004)
ForMem, NAS
Scientific career
FieldsBiology
InstitutionsTechnion, Israel
NCKU, Taiwan

Aaron Ciechanover (/ɑːhəˈrn iˈhɑːnvɛər/ (About this soundlisten) AH-hə-ROHN chee-HAH-noh-vair; Hebrew: אהרן צ'חנובר‎; born October 1, 1947) is an Israeli biologist. He won the Nobel prize in Chemistry for characterizing the method that cells use to degrade and recycle proteins using ubiquitin.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Irwin Rose | American biochemist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2020-04-05.
  2. Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko 2004 Nobel in Chemistry Archived 2005-12-19 at the Wayback Machine – A web article