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|Robert W. Holley|
|Born||Robert William Holley
January 28, 1922
|Died||February 11, 1993
Los Gatos, California
|Institutions||Salk Institute for Biological Studies|
|Alma mater||University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
|Known for||Transfer RNA|
|Notable awards||Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research (1965)
NAS Award in Molecular Biology (1967)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1968)
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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