The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1993

Kary B. Mullis

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Prize share: 1/2

Michael Smith

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1993 was divided equally between Kary B. Mullis "for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method" and Michael Smith "for his fundamental contributions to the establishment of oligonucleotide-based, site-directed mutagenesis and its development for protein studies."

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