Lwoff André Michel


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Lwoff

 (lwôf), André Michel 1902-1994.
French microbiologist. He shared a 1965 Nobel Prize for his research on the mechanism by which viruses replicate after invading bacterial cells.
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Lwoff

(lwôf), André Michel 1902-1994.
French microbiologist who studied the genetics of bacterial viruses and explained how they reproduce. His findings have been important in cancer research and in understanding how viruses resist drugs.
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