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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2004
Richard Axel, Linda B. Buck

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Richard Axel - Facts

Richard Axel

Richard Axel

Born: 2 July 1946, New York, NY, USA

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

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system"

Field: genetics, neurophysiology

Prize share: 1/2

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