TITLE

Temin, Howard Martin

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Temin, Howard Martin (1934-1994) was an American molecular biologist and virologist who discovered that genetic information in ribonucleic acid (RNA) can be copied into deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). For this he shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with fellow Americans David Baltimore and Renato Dulbecco .
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37309296

 

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