Sanger, Frederick


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Sanger, Frederick

(1918-) English biochemist who carried out extensive research into protein structure and determined the amino acid sequence of insulin, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1958. He also developed methodology for DNA SEQUENCING and determined the entire nucleotide sequence of a viral DNA for which he shared a second Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980.
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Sanger,

Frederick, English biochemist and twice Nobel laureate, 1918–.
Sanger method - sequencing of DNA by employing an enzyme that can polymerase DNA and labeled nucleotides.
Sanger reagent - Synonym(s): fluoro-2,4-dinitrobenzene
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