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Marshall Warren Nirenberg

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Marshall W. Nirenberg
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Marshall Nirenberg
BornApril 10, 1927
New York, USA
DiedJanuary 15, 2010
Alma materUniversity of Florida
University of Michigan
AwardsNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1968)
Scientific career
FieldsZoology
Biochemistry

Marshall Warren Nirenberg (April 10, 1927 - January 15, 2010) was an American biochemist.[1] He won the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, along with Robert W. Holley and H. Gobind Khorana, for work on the genetic code and protein synthesis [2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography of Marshall W. Nirenberg". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2011-01-04.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1968". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 2011-01-04.