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Leloir

[ luh-lwahr; Spanish le-lwahr ]
/ ləˈlwɑr; Spanish lɛˈlwɑr /
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Luis Fe·de·ri·co [lwees -fe-the-ree-kaw], /lwis ˌfɛ ðɛˈri kɔ/, 1906–1987, Argentine biochemist, born in France: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1970.

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Leloir
[ lə-lwär, lĕ- ]
Luis Federico 1906-1987

French-born Argentine biochemist. He won a 1970 Nobel Prize for the discovery of sugar nucleotides and their role in the biosynthesis of carbohydrates.
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