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Avram Hershko

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Avram Hershko
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Born
Herskó Ferenc

(1937-12-31) 31 December 1937 (age 83)
Karcag, Hungary
NationalityIsrael
Known forubiquitin-mediated protein degradation
Spouse(s)
Judith Leibowitz (m. 1963)
Children3
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (2004)
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry

Avram Hershko (Hebrew: אברהם הרשקו‎; born 31 December 1937) is a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry.

Along with Aaron Ciechanover and Irwin Rose, he was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Friedman, Sally (September 13, 2011). "Nobel Prize winner's discovery helps save longtime physician friend". Burlington County Times. phillyBurbs.com. Archived from the original on September 13, 2012. Retrieved May 15, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)