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Robert W. Holley
Robert William Holley
January 28, 1922
|Died||February 11, 1993
|Alma mater||University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
|Known for||Transfer RNA|
|Awards||Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research (1965)
NAS Award in Molecular Biology (1967)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1968)
|Institutions||Salk Institute for Biological Studies|
Robert William Holley (January 28, 1922; Urbana, Illinois – February 11, 1993) was an American biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which he won for describing the structures for alanine transfer RNA, linking DNA and protein synthesis.
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