Thomas Steitz, Biologist and X-Ray Crystallographer, Dies
Thomas Steitz, Biologist and X-Ray Crystallographer, Dies
Steitz determined the atomic structure of the ribosome, work for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry.
Thomas Steitz, Biologist and X-Ray Crystallographer, Dies
Thomas Steitz, Biologist and X-Ray Crystallographer, Dies

Steitz determined the atomic structure of the ribosome, work for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Steitz determined the atomic structure of the ribosome, work for which he won the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

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