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Episode 252

Har Gobind Khorana
Wed, 2018-Jan-10 01:39 UTC
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With 1,713,172 views on Tuesday, 9 January 2018 our article of the day is Har Gobind Khorana.

Har Gobind Khorana (January 9, 1922 – November 9, 2011) was an Indian American biochemist. While on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, he shared the 1968 Nobel Prize with Marshall W. Nirenberg and Robert W. Holley for research that showed the order of nucleotides in nucleic acids, which carry the genetic code of the cell and control the cell’s synthesis of proteins. Khorana and Nirenberg were also awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University in the same year.

Born in British India, he later served on the faculty of three universities in North America. He became a naturalized citizen of the United States in 1966, and subsequently received the National Medal of Science in 1987.

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