The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007

Mario R. Capecchi

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Prize share: 1/3

Sir Martin J. Evans

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Prize share: 1/3

Oliver Smithies

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Prize share: 1/3

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007 was awarded jointly to Mario R. Capecchi, Sir Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies "for their discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells."

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