Robert William Holley

January 28th

  • Robert William Holley was an American biochemist
  • who shared the 1968Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (with Marshall Warren Nirenbergand Har Gobind Khorana).
  • The three scientists independently conducted research that helped to decipher the genetic code chemically and explain how the genetic information stored in the DNA of a cell controls the synthesis of proteins, the building blocks of cells.

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