Khorana

[ koh-rah-nuh, kaw- ]
/ koʊˈrɑ nə, kɔ- /

noun

Har Go·bind [hahr goh-bind] /hɑr ˈgoʊ bɪnd/,1922–2011, U.S. biochemist and researcher in genetics, born in India: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1968.

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How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
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Medical definitions for khorana

Khorana
[ kō-ränə ]
Har Gobind Born 1922

Indian-born American biochemist. He shared a 1968 Nobel Prize for the study of genetic codes.
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Scientific definitions for khorana

Khorana
[ kō-ränə ]
Har Gobind Born 1922

Indian-born American biochemist. He developed one of the first artificial genes and determined the sequence of nucleic acids for each of the 20 amino acids in the human body. He shared a 1968 Nobel prize for his studies of the genetic code.
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