Vogelstein

[ gəl-stēn′ ]


  1. American medical researcher who led the team that identified the specific mutations responsible for cancer of the colon, a discovery that greatly advanced the understanding of the genetic basis of cancer.

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How to use Vogelstein in a sentence

  • She told Vogelstein that she was always hearing about it during the Civil War, ages before.

    Pandora | Henry James
  • Count Vogelstein had finished his cigar, and he spent a long time in walking up and down the upper deck.

    Pandora | Henry James
  • This was rather illogical, but it indicated a certain amount of curiosity on the part of Count Vogelstein.

    Pandora | Henry James
  • These reflexions would indicate that Count Vogelstein read his volume of Tauchnitz rather interruptedly.

    Pandora | Henry James
  • Mrs. Dangerfield was a handsome confidential insinuating woman, with whom Vogelstein felt his talk take a very wide range indeed.

    Pandora | Henry James