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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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Marshall W. Nirenberg - Facts

Marshall W. Nirenberg

Marshall W. Nirenberg

Born: 10 April 1927, New York, NY, USA

Died: 15 January 2010, New York, NY, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 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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