[del-broo k; German del-bryk]
- Max [maks; German mahks] /mæks; German mɑks/, 1906–81, U.S. biologist, born in Germany: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1969.
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Delbruck and Forel have indicated the importance of auto-suggestion in the formation of pathological cheating and reverie.
- Max. 1906–81, US molecular biologist, born in Germany. Noted for his work on bacteriophages, he shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1969
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Delbrück(dĕl′bruk′, -brük′)Max 1906-1981
- German-born American biologist. He shared a 1969 Nobel Prize for investigating the mechanism of viral infection in living cells.
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- German-born American biologist who was a pioneer in the study of molecular genetics. He discovered in 1946 that viruses can exchange genetic material to create new types of viruses. He shared a 1969 Nobel Prize for his work in viral genetics.
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