Altman Sidney
Country United States
Category Chemistry
Year 1989

Altman Sidney, 1939, Year won 1989, has deepened our understanding of genetic inheritance..

Sidney Altman was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1939.

In 1989, he was awarded the Nobel prize in chemistry “for discovering the catalytic nature of RNA.

Altman discovered that RNA and DNA do not only carry the genetic code, but have also the ability to start and control chemical reactions.

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