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

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Edward Tatum - Facts

Edward Lawrie Tatum

Edward Lawrie Tatum

Born: 14 December 1909, Boulder, CO, USA

Died: 5 November 1975, New York, NY, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for their discovery that genes act by regulating definite chemical events"

Field: genetics

Prize share: 1/4

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