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Lwoff

[ lwawf ]
/ lwɔf /
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noun
An·dré [ahn-drey], /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/, 1902–1994, French microbiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1965.
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Medical definitions for Lwoff

Lwoff
[ lwôf ]
André Michel 1902-1994

French microbiologist. He shared a 1965 Nobel Prize for the study of regulatory activity in body cells.
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Scientific definitions for Lwoff

Lwoff
[ lwôf ]
André Michel 1902-1994

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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