TITLE

Watson, James Dewey

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Watson, James Dewey (1928-), an American molecular biologist, helped determine the molecular structure of deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, the carrier of genetic material in living organisms. For this achievement, Watson shared the 1962 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with British biologist Francis H.C. Crick and British biophysicist Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins.
ACCESSION #
37309329

 

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