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Har Gobind Khorana
Har Gobind Khorana
Born9 Januar 1922(1922-01-09)
Raipur, Multan, Punjab Province, Breetish Indie (present day Punjab, Pakistan)
Dee'd9 November 2011(2011-11-09) (aged 89)
Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.
ResidenceBreetish Indie
Unitit States
CitizenshipUnitit States
Alma mater
Kent forFirst tae demonstrate the role o nucleotides in protein synthesis
Scientific career
FieldsMolecular biology
Doctoral advisorRoger J.S. Beer
Doctoral studentsShiladitya DasSarma

Har Gobind Khorana (9 Januar 1922 – 9 November 2011)[1][2][3] wis a biochemist frae Breetish Indie that later teuk American ceetizenship.[4] While on the faculty o the Varsity o Wisconsin–Madison, he shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Pheesiology or Medicine wi Marshall W. Nirenberg an Robert W. Holley for resairch that shawed the order o nucleotides in nucleic acids, that cairy the genetic code o the cell an control the cell's synthesis o proteins.


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  2. Rajbhandary, U. L. (2011). "Har Gobind Khorana (1922–2011)". Nature. 480 (7377): 322. Bibcode:2011Natur.480..322R. doi:10.1038/480322a. PMID 22170673.
  3. Gellene, Denise (14 November 2011). "H. Gobind Khorana, 1968 Nobel Winner biochemist for RNA Research, Dies". The New York Times (in Inglis). ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 9 Januar 2018.
  4. Kumar, Chandan. "H. Gobind Khorana – Biographical". Nobel Prize.org. Nobel Prize. Retrieved 9 Januar 2018.