Milstein

[ mil-steen for 1; mil-stahyn for 2 ]
/ ˈmɪl stin for 1; ˈmɪl staɪn for 2 /

noun

Cesar,1927–2002, Argentinian immunologist: Nobel prize 1984.
Nathan Mironovich,1904–92, U.S. violinist, born in Russia.

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British Dictionary definitions for milstein

Milstein
/ (ˈmɪlstaɪn) /

noun

Nathan. 1904–92, US violinist, born in Ukraine
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Medical definitions for milstein

Milstein
[ mĭlstēn′ ]
Cesar 1927-2002

Argentinian-born British immunologist. He shared a 1984 Nobel Prize for developing a method of producing monoclonal antibodies.
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Scientific definitions for milstein

Milstein
[ mĭlstēn′ ]
Cesar 1927-2002

Argentinean-born British immunologist who conducted important research into antibodies. With Georges Köhler he developed a method of fusing together different cells to maintain antibody production. For the discovery of this technique, which is widely used in the development of drugs and in diagnostic tests for cancer and other diseases, Milstein and Köhler shared with British immunologist Niels K. Jerne the 1984 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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