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Nobel Prize Awarded to Three Women for Their Research on Telomeres and Telomerase

November 2009

“This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to three scientists who have solved a major problem in biology: how the chromosomes can be copied in a complete way during cell divisions and how they are protected against degradation. The Nobel Laureates have shown that the solution is to be found in the ends of the chromosomes — the telomeres — and in an enzyme that forms them: telomerase.”

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http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2009/press.html

The 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry is also of interest. It relates to the full mapping of Gladys’ protein-making factories within the cells.

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http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2009/press.html

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  1. Aime de Ligniere says:

    We all know that JZ Knight is the real Nobel Price Winer, So Be It ;0)
    Have a Ramtastic Day
    Aime (France)