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Every cell in our bodies contains our entire genome, the blueprint for life, wrapped up within its chromosomes. Each time one of our cells divides to form two new cells, its chromosomes need to be perfectly replicated so that each new cell receives an exact copy of the blueprint. As early as the 1930s, long…


Award ceremony speech

English Presentation Speech by Professor Rune Toftgård, Member of the , 10 December 2009 Professor Rune Toftgård delivering the Presentation Speech for the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Your Majesties, Your Royal Highnesses, Ladies and Gentlemen, Every human being, with all the different cell types and…