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British biochemist Frederick Sanger (1918–2013) won two Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, the first, in 1958, “for his work on the structure of proteins, especially that of insulin ” (Nobel Media AB in The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1958, 2014). The second, in 1980, he shared with Paul Berg and Walter Gilbert .


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryOuachita Baptist UniversityArkadelphiaUSA

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