The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1978

Werner Arber

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Prize share: 1/3

Daniel Nathans

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Prize share: 1/3

Hamilton O. Smith

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Prize share: 1/3

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1978 was awarded jointly to Werner Arber, Daniel Nathans and Hamilton O. Smith "for the discovery of restriction enzymes and their application to problems of molecular genetics."

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