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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958
George Beadle, Edward Tatum, Joshua Lederberg

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958

George Wells Beadle

George Wells Beadle

Prize share: 1/4

Edward Lawrie Tatum

Edward Lawrie Tatum

Prize share: 1/4

Joshua Lederberg

Joshua Lederberg

Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1958 was divided, one half jointly to George Wells Beadle and Edward Lawrie Tatum "for their discovery that genes act by regulating definite chemical events" and the other half to Joshua Lederberg "for his discoveries concerning genetic recombination and the organization of the genetic material of bacteria".

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