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(kō-rä′nə), Har Gobind Born 1922.
Indian-born American biochemist. He shared a 1968 Nobel Prize for the study of genetic codes.
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New Delhi [India], January 9 ( ANI ): Google on Tuesday celebrated the 96th birth anniversary of Indian-American Nobel prize-winning biochemist Har Gobind Khorana with a doodle.
MARSHALL WARREN NIRENBERG shared a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1968 with Har Gobind Khorana and Robert W Holley for breaking the genetic code and describing how it operates in protein synthesis.
In the early 1970s, Har Gobind Khorana with a team of 17 colleagues spent years assembling a gene with 207 base-pairs.
Nirenberg, 1961; Severo Ochoa, 1965, y Har Gobind Khorana, 1969) (3-6), el desarrollo de metodos de secuenciacion de los acidos nucleicos (Sanger, 1977) (7), la tecnica de la amplificacion del ADN por reaccion en cadena de la polimerasa (PCR, por sus siglas en ingles: polymerase chain reaction) (Mullis, 1985) (8), el inicio del Proyecto Genoma Humano (1989), hasta el desciframiento del genoma humano (9,10); la aplicacion de la biologia molecular y la biotecnologia ha permitido los siguientes adelantos (11-14):
* Michael Smith (1993) was born in the UK, became a Canadian citizen; did his studies at Manchester; was awarded Prize for work at UBC; he was a postdoctoral fellow under Har Gobind Khorana (see below -- Nobel Prize for Physiology/Medicine in 1968).