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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1968
Robert W. Holley, H. Gobind Khorana, Marshall W. Nirenberg

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Robert W. Holley - Facts

Robert W. Holley

Robert W. Holley

Born: 28 January 1922, Urbana, IL, USA

Died: 11 February 1993, Los Gatos, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis"

Field: genetics, molecular biology

Prize share: 1/3

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