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Sanger

[sang-er]
noun
1.
Frederick, born 1918, English biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1958.
2.
Margaret Higgins [hig-inz] , 1883–1966, U.S. nurse and author: leader of birth-control movement.
3.
a town in central California.
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sanger (ˈsæŋə)
 
n
slang (Austral) Also called: sango a sandwich

Sanger (ˈsæŋə)
 
n
1.  Frederick. born 1918, English biochemist, who determined the molecular structure of insulin: awarded two Nobel prizes for chemistry (1958; 1980)
2.  Margaret (Higgins). 1883--1966, US leader of the birth- control movement

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Sanger Sang·er (sāng'ər), Frederick. Born 1918.

British biochemist. He won a 1958 Nobel Prize for determining the order of amino acids in the insulin molecule and shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for developing methods for mapping DNA structure and function.

Sanger , Margaret Higgins. 1883-1966.

American nurse who campaigned widely for birth control and founded (1929) the organization that became the Planned Parenthood Federation (1942).

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Sanger   (sāng'ər)  Pronunciation Key 
British biochemist who determined the order of amino acids in the insulin molecule, thereby making it possible to manufacture synthetic insulin. For this work, he received the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1958. In 1980 Sanger received another Nobel Prize for chemistry (jointly with American molecular biologists Paul Berg and Walter Gilbert) for his development of methods for mapping the structure and function of DNA.
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