Mullis, Kary, B.

Mullis, Kary, B.

(1944-) biochemist, who in 1993 received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for development of the POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION, a technique that has revolutionized genetic technology and offers a diversity of opportunities in medicine and biology.
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