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2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 11, 2012

This year the Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to Robert Lefkowitz of Duke University in North Carolina and Brian Kobilka of Standford University, California for their discovery of G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCR’s). This awards follows decades of work by Lefkowitz and Kobilka and their colleagues. In 1968, Lefkowitz used hormones tagged with radioactive iodine to track them to … Read More