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The early days of DNA sequences


Fred Sanger was awarded the rare distinction of two Nobel Prizes for Chemistry, in 1958 and 1980. The first was for his work on the structure of proteins, particularly that of insulin, the latter for his contribution concerning the determination of nucleic acid sequences, the foundation work that ultimately led to The Human Genome Project.

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Sanger, F. The early days of DNA sequences. Nat Med 7, 267–268 (2001).

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