Monod, Jacques

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Monod, Jacques (1910-1976), was a French biochemist who shared the 1965 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with Francois Jacob and Andre Lwoff. Together they discovered the process by which genes manufacture the proteins needed for individual development.


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