Oliver Smithies

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Oliver Smithies
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Born23 Juin 1925(1925-06-23)
Halifax, Wast Yorkshire, Ingland
Dee'd10 Januar 2017(2017-01-10) (aged 91)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US
NaitionalityUnitit Kinrick, Unitit States
Alma materVarsity o Oxford (BA , PhD)
Kent for
Scientific career
ThesisPhysico-chemical properties of solutions of proteins (1951)

Oliver Smithies (23 Juin 1925 – 10 Januar 2017) wis a Breetish-born American geneticist an Nobel laureate,[2] creditit wi the introduction o starch as a medium for gel electrophoresis in 1955,[3] an the simultaneous discovery, wi Mario Capecchi an Martin Evans, o the technique o homologous recombination o transgenic DNA wi genomic DNA, a much mair reliable method o alterin ainimal genomes than previously uised, an the technique behind gene tairgetin an knockoot mice.[4][5][6]

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  1. "Fellows of the Royal Society". London: Royal Society. Archived frae the original on 16 Mairch 2015.
  2. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007". The Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 8 October 2007.
  3. Smithies, Oliver (December 1955). "Zone electrophoresis in starch gels: group variations in the serum proteins of normal human adults". The Biochemical Journal. 61 (4): 629–641. ISSN 0264-6021. PMC 1215845. PMID 13276348.
  4. Smithies, Oliver (2001). "Forty years with homologous recombination". Nature Medicine. 7 (10): 1083–1086. doi:10.1038/nm1001-1083. ISSN 1078-8956.
  5. Williams, R. (2011). "Oliver Smithies: Born Inventor". Circulation Research. 108 (6): 650–652. doi:10.1161/RES.0b013e318216f105. ISSN 0009-7330.
  6. Gitschier, Jane (2015). "The Whole of a Scientific Career: An Interview with Oliver Smithies". PLOS Genetics. 11 (5): e1005224. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1005224. ISSN 1553-7404. PMC 4447374. PMID 26020970. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg