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Alfred G. Gilman
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Born
Alfred Goodman Gilman

(1941-06-01)June 1, 1941
Died December 24, 2015(2015-12-24) (aged 74)
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Nationality American
Known for G-proteins

Alfred Goodman Gilman (July 1, 1941 – December 23, 2015) was an American pharmacologist and biochemist.

He is best known for his discoveries regarding G-proteins. For his discovery, Gilman won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1994. He shared the prize with Martin Rodbell

Gilman died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer in Dallas, Texas on December 23, 2015 at the age of 74.


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