Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959
Severo Ochoa, Arthur Kornberg

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Severo Ochoa - Facts

Severo Ochoa

Severo Ochoa

Born: 24 September 1905, Luarca, Spain

Died: 1 November 1993, Madrid, Spain

Affiliation at the time of the award: New York University, College of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid"

Field: biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology

Prize share: 1/2

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