Stein, William Howard

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Stein, William Howard (1911-1980) was an American biochemist who helped reveal the complete chemical structure of the enzyme ribonuclease for the first time. He and his collaborator, chemist Stanford Moore, won the 1972 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their discoveries regarding the chemical structure of the enzyme ribonuclease and studies on deoxyribonuclease. They shared the prize with American scientist Christian Boehmer Anfinsen for his related achievements.


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