Lwoff

Lwoff

(lwôf), André Michel 1902-1994.
French microbiologist. He shared a 1965 Nobel Prize for the study of regulatory activity in body cells.
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The ciliary patterns on the surface of the trophont are the basis for species identification among apostome ciliates (Chatton and Lwoff 1935), though other characteristics can be used to identify whether a ciliate is an apostome or not, including internal structures; especially trichocysts, secretory dense bodies, a rosette, and membrane organelles (Bradbury 1966, 1973, Landers 1991a, 1991b, Landers et al.
He won the Nobel prize jointly with compatriots Andre Lwoff and Jacques Monod "for their discoveries concerning genetic control of enzyme and virus synthesis.
Viruses are Viruses", Lwoff made the most famous definition of viruses in 1957 (Lwoff 1957).
He became a charter member of the International Committee on Nomenclature of Viruses (changed to the International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses in 1973) as it was established by Sir Christopher Andrewes, Andre Lwoff, and Peter Wildy at the International Congress of Microbiology in Moscow in 1966.
Lwoff (1965) presents compelling arguments that information theory cannot apply to life.
10) made by Edouard Chatton (France, 1882-1947)*, Harold Kirby (California, 1900-1950; Kirby, 1944), Andre Lwoff (France, 1902-1994)[dagger], and Karl Belar (Germany, 1895-1931; Belar, 1926).
No obstante, fue una definicion posterior de Lwoff (44) la que se convirtio en un importante referente al fundamentarse en cinco criterios clasicos: tipo de acido nucleico, ausencia de ribosomas y del mecanismo de fision binaria, sitio de replicacion, y no produccion de energia.
Muchos autores, en efecto, han llamado la atencion acerca de los contrastes existentes entre la biologia experimental de los laboratorios, la biologia de Claude Bernard y de Andre Lwoff, por ejemplo, y la biologia observacional de campo; es decir: la biologia de los naturalistas como Charles Darwin y Niko Timbergen.
Quant a la vieille analogie entre langue et genome, bien anterieure aux metaphores proposees par Schrodinger, elle s'est trouvee consolidee, au sein meme de la biologie moleculaire, apres que les phenomenes de traduction et de transcription eurent ete presentes, notamment dans les annees 1960 par les biologistes francais Francois Jacob, Jacques Monod et Andre Lwoff, comme des mecanismes mediateurs essentiels a l'activite des genes et des proteines (4).
Camera (color), Timo Heinanen; editor, Kauko Lindfors; production designer, Jukka Uusitalo; costume designer, Pentti Tillder; sound (Dolby), Jussi Olkinuora; assistant director, Mark Lwoff.
Nita Barrow, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Brand Blanshard, Milovan Djilas, Bonnie Bullough, Joseph Fletcher, Sidney Rook, Lawrence Kohlberg, Franco Lombardi, Andr[acute{e}] Lwoff, Ernest Nagel, George Olincy, Octavio Paz, Chaim Perelman, Sir Karl Popper, Carl Sagan, Andrei Sakharov, Lady Barbara Wootton.