Har Gobind Khorana--Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.
March 2006
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2006, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p284
Academic Journal
The article profiles Har Gobind Khorana, one of the three winners of the 1968 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine research. Khorana helped in developing methods for investigating the structure of nucleic acids and techniques which allow scientist to decode the genetic code. Khorana had also achieved the total synthesis of the first wholly artificial gene.


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