benacerraf

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Benacerraf (ˌbɛnəˈsɛrɑːf)
 
n
Baruj. born 1920, US immunologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1980) for his work on histocompatibility antigens

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Benacerraf Ben·a·cer·raf (běn-ās'ər-əf), Baruj. Born 1920.

Venezuelan-born American immunologist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning cell structure that enhanced understanding of the immunological system, resulting in higher success rates in organ transplantation.

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