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 (săng′ər), Frederick 1918-2013.
British biochemist. He won a 1958 Nobel Prize for determining the order of amino acids in the insulin molecule and shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for developing a method for sequencing DNA molecules.

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Margaret Sanger
photographed c. 1922


, Margaret Higgins 1879-1966.
American nurse who campaigned widely for birth control and founded (1921) the organization that became the Planned Parenthood Federation (1942).
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1. (Biography) Frederick. 1918–2013, English biochemist, who determined the molecular structure of insulin: awarded two Nobel prizes for chemistry (1958; 1980)
2. (Biography) Margaret (Higgins). 1883–1966, US leader of the birth-control movement
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(ˈsæŋ ər)

1. Frederick, born 1918, English biochemist: Nobel prize 1980.
2. Margaret Higgins, 1883–1966, U.S. social reformer and birth-control proponent.
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Noun1.Sanger - English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918)
2.Sanger - United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthoodSanger - United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthood; she challenged Gregory Pincus to develop a birth control pill (1883-1966)
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By 1966, Sanger, her life's work complete, is institutionalized for dementia and dies at the age of 87.
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Biochemist Frederick Sanger is unique in being the only Briton to win two Nobel Prizes and the only scientist to win the Nobel prize for Chemistry twice.
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