Edward Lawrie Tatum

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Noun1.Edward Lawrie Tatum - United States biochemist who discovered how genes act by regulating definite chemical events (1909-1975)
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The American geneticist George Wells Beadle (1903-1989), in collaboration with the American biochemist Edward Lawrie Tatum (1909-1975), began to work in 1941 with a mold called Neurospora crassa.