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Figure 1: Photos of me and my colleagues taken circa 1976–1978.
Figure 2: Schematic illustrating the synthesis and cloning of double-stranded cDNA from purified rabbit β-globin mRNA using the sequential activities of reverse transcriptase and DNA polymerase I.
Figure 3: Schematic illustrating our strategy for the construction of a genomic DNA library.


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T.M. receives royalty payments on the sale of bortezomid as a scientific founder of ProScript and as an inventor on US patent number 6660268, entitled “Proteasome regulation of NF-κB activity.”

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Maniatis, T. On the road from classical to modern molecular biology. Nat Med 18, 1499–1502 (2012).

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