Alexander Spirin

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Alexander Sergeevich Spirin (Russian: Александр Сергеевич Спирин) (4 September 1931 – 30 December 2020) was a Russian biochemist. He was a Distinguished Professor at the Lomonosov Moscow State University.[1] His works focused on nucleic acids and protein biosynthesis. In 1974 he was elected a Member of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.[2] He was elected a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences in April 2019.[3]

Spirin died on 30 December 2020 at the age of 89.[4]

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  1. "Заслуженные профессора Московского университета | Летопись Московского университета".
  2. "List of Members". Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  3. "2019 NAS Election". National Academy of Sciences. April 30, 2019.
  4. Светлая память Спирину Александру Сергеевичу (in Russian)