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Avram Hershko
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Born
Herskó Ferenc

31 December 1937 (1937-12-31) (age 83)
Karcag, Hungary
Nationality Israel
Known for ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation
Spouse(s)
Judith Leibowitz (m. 1963)
Children 3
Awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2004)
Scientific career
Fields Chemistry

Avram Hershko (Hebrew: אברהם הרשקו; born 31 December 1937) is a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry.

Along with Aaron Ciechanover and Irwin Rose, he was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation.

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