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Marshall Warren, 1927–2010, U.S. biochemist: pioneered studies on the genetic code; Nobel Prize in medicine 1968.
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/ (ˈnaɪrənˌbɜːɡ) /
Marshall Warren. 1927–2010, US biochemist; shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1968) for his role in deciphering the genetic code
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Marshall Warren Born 1927
[ nîr′ĭn-bûrg′ ]
American biochemist. He shared a 1968 Nobel Prize for the study of genetic codes.
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