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Monod, Jacques Lucien

Syllabification: Mo·nod, Jacques Lucien
Pronunciation: /môˈnō
 
/
( 1910–76), French biochemist. Together with fellow French biochemist François Jacob ( 1920-), he formulated a theory to explain how genes are activated, and, in 1961, he proposed the existence of messenger RNA. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1965), shared with Jacob and André Lwoff ( 1902–94).

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