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  1. Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/, 1910–76, French chemist: Nobel prize 1965.
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Historical Examples

  • Inspired by such men as Vinet and Monod, they do not stand merely on the defensive, but are constantly aggressive.

    History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology

    John F. Hurst

  • I had recovered, and Dr. Monod, who was attending me, said that I could now be moved without any fear of ill effects.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

monod in Medicine


(mô-nō)Jacques Lucien 1910-1976
  1. French biochemist. He shared a 1965 Nobel Prize for the study of regulatory activity in body cells.
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monod in Science


  1. French biochemist who, with François Jacob, proposed the existence of messenger RNA. Monod and Jacob also studied how genes control cellular activity by directing the synthesis of proteins.
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