Sanger Frederick


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Sang·er

 (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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Sang·er

(săng′ər), Frederick Born 1918.
British biochemist. He determined the order of amino acids in the insulin molecule, thereby making it possible to manufacture synthetic insulin. Sanger also developed methods for mapping the structure and function of DNA.
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