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Barbara McClintock

Barbara McClintock Barbara McClintock (June 16 , 1902 – September 2 , 1992 ) was a pioneering American scientist and one of the world's most distinguished cytogeneticists . McClintock received her Ph.D. in botany from Cornell University in 1927, where she was a leader in the development more

Frank Macfarlane Burnet

Frank Macfarlane Burnet Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet OM , AK , KBE (3 September 1899 – 31 August 1985 ), usually known as Macfarlane or Mac Burnet, was an Australian virologist best known for his contributions to immunology . Burnet received his M.D. from the University of Melbourne in 1924 more

Asperger syndrome

Asperger syndrome Asperger syndrome (U.S. pronunciation /, also called Asperger's syndrome, Asperger's disorder, Asperger's or AS) is one of several autism spectrum disorders (ASD) characterized by difficulties in social interaction and by restricted, stereotyped interests and activities. AS is more

G. Ledyard Stebbins

G. Ledyard Stebbins George Ledyard Stebbins, Jr. (January 6 1906 – January 19 2000 ) was an American botanist and geneticist who is widely regarded as one of the leading evolutionary biologists and botanists of the 20th century. Stebbins received his Ph.D. in botany from Harvard Uni more

Enzyme kinetics

Enzyme kinetics from E. coli with its two substrates, dihydrofolate (right) and NADPH (left), bound in the active site. The protein is shown as a ribbon diagram , with alpha helices in red, beta sheets in yellow and loops in blue. Generated from 7DFR . Enzyme kinetics is the study of the chemic more

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