Ochoa [oh- choh- uh; aw- Spanish chaw-ah] EXAMPLES | noun Se·ve·ro , [s uh- vair-oh; se- Spanish ve- raw] /səˈvɛər oʊ; sɛˈvɛ rɔ/ Spanish 1905–93, U.S. biochemist, born in Spain: Nobel Prize in medicine 1959.
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Examples from the Web for ochoa Historical Examples of ochoa Ochoa promptly answered, “France,” and the man approached them only to receive a stunning blow upon the head.
Ochoa was an intelligent, liberal-minded man and was much respected. Ochoa, of Biscay, a man of wealth and distinction, died a natural death in Guaxaca. Ochoa, a prominent critic of the day, ratified the popular judgment, and hopefully proclaimed the writer to be a rival of Scott. Ochoa [ō-chō ′ə] Severo 1905-1993 Spanish-born American biochemist. He shared a 1959 Nobel Prize for work on the biological synthesis of nucleic acids.
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Ochoa [ō-chō ′ə] Severo 1905-1993 Spanish-born American geneticist who in 1955 discovered an enzyme that was used in the first synthesis of artificial RNA. For this work he shared with Arthur Kornberg the 1959 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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