Alexander Varshavsky

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Alexander Varshavsky
Born Alexander Jacob Varshavsky
November 8, 1946 (1946-11-08) (age 70)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation biochemist
Known for N-end rule of ubiquitination

Alexander Jacob Varshavsky (Russian: Александр Яковлевич Варшавский; born 8 November 1946) is a Russian-American biochemist, noted for his discovery of the N-end rule of ubiquitination. A native of Moscow,[1] he is currently researching at Caltech.

In 2014 he was awarded the $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for his work.[2]

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