Laurence “Larry” Kedes, Molecular Geneticist, Dies at 83
Laurence “Larry” Kedes, Molecular Geneticist, Dies at 83
In addition to isolating the first protein-coding gene from a eukaryote, Kedes furthered scientists’ understanding of actin genes and also laid the foundations for modern DNA databases such as GenBank.
Laurence “Larry” Kedes, Molecular Geneticist, Dies at 83
Laurence “Larry” Kedes, Molecular Geneticist, Dies at 83

In addition to isolating the first protein-coding gene from a eukaryote, Kedes furthered scientists’ understanding of actin genes and also laid the foundations for modern DNA databases such as GenBank.

In addition to isolating the first protein-coding gene from a eukaryote, Kedes furthered scientists’ understanding of actin genes and also laid the foundations for modern DNA databases such as GenBank.

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