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Merrifield Mer·ri·field (měr'ə-fēld'), R(obert) Bruce. Born 1921.

American biochemist. He won a 1984 Nobel Prize for developing a method of synthesizing peptides and proteins from amino acids.

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  • Aralia was only the name of a bit of fossil kind of a stick that merrifield had us down there to find in the fossil forest.

    The Long Vacation Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The Ferrises and merrifield were at the "depot" to meet him.

  • Captain merrifield wrote in short, plain, sad words, that he thought it right that his children should know how matters stood.

    The Stokesley Secret Charlotte M. Yonge
  • (p. 179) merrifield's eyes were blazing and his remarks were not dissimilar.

  • He was to meet a hunter named John Willis, who was to take him and merrifield out after white goat.

  • But as he rode off again, he turned to merrifield with his teeth set.

  • “Have done with Hal,” said Captain merrifield, still with displeasure.

    The Stokesley Secret Charlotte M. Yonge
  • If Miss merrifield heard her mamma say otherwise, then it is a different thing.

    The Stokesley Secret Charlotte M. Yonge
  • To merrifield it seemed as though the elk might constitute a day's satisfactory achievement.

  • Susy's home was in the High Street of the little town of merrifield.

    The Rebel of the School Mrs. L. T. Meade

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