[tey-tuh m]
  1. Art,1910–56, U.S. jazz pianist.
  2. Edward Law·rie [lawr-ee] /ˈlɔr i/, 1909–75, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in medicine 1958.
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  1. Art, full name Arthur Tatum. 1910–56, US jazz pianist
  2. Edward Lawrie. 1909–75, US biochemist, who showed how genes regulate biochemical processes in an organism and demonstrated that bacteria reproduce sexually; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1958) with Beadle and Lederberg
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[tātəm]Edward Lawrie 1909-1975
  1. American biochemist. Through his genetic research with bacteria, he showed how genes transmit hereditary characteristics and shared a 1958 Nobel Prize for his discoveries.
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