Lwoff

[ lwawf ]

noun
  1. An·dré [ahn-drey], /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/, 1902–1994, French microbiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1965.

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Scientific definitions for Lwoff

Lwoff

[ lwôf ]


  1. French microbiologist who studied the genetics of bacterial viruses and explained how they reproduce. His findings have been important in cancer research and in understanding how viruses resist drugs.

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