The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959

Severo Ochoa

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Prize share: 1/2

Arthur Kornberg

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959 was awarded jointly to Severo Ochoa and Arthur Kornberg "for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid."

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