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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 82)
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.