Luria Salvador Edward


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Lu·ri·a

 (lo͝or′ē-ə), Salvador Edward 1912-1991.
Italian-born American microbiologist. He shared a 1969 Nobel Prize for investigating how viruses infect bacteria and replicate themselves.
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Lu·ri·a

(lo͝or′ē-ə), Salvador Edward 1912-1991.
Italian-born American biologist whose research on gene mutation and bacteria increased scientific understanding of the role of DNA in bacterial viruses.
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