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Arthur kornberg was born in brooklyn, new york in 1918 and educated in its public schools he received his undergraduate degree in science from the city among his honors are memberships in the national academy of sciences, the royal society, american philosophical society, a number of. Dr arthur kornberg, a biochemist whose nobel prize-winning discovery of how dna is assembled helped ignite the biotechnology revolution, died on friday in stanford, calif he was 89 and worked in his laboratory at stanford university until a few days before his death. Arthur kornberg was an american biochemist, educator and scientist he was well known for his discovery and purification of dna polymerase from emperor of enzymes: a biography of arthur kornberg, biochemist and nobel laureate (0) ebook: errol c friedberg, 0.
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