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Delbrück   (děl'brk')  Pronunciation Key 
German-born American biologist who was a pioneer in the study of molecular genetics. He discovered in 1946 that viruses can exchange genetic material to create new types of viruses. He shared a 1969 Nobel Prize for his work in viral genetics.
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