Ochoa

Ochoa

[oh-choh-uh; Spanish aw-chaw-ah]
noun
Severo [suh-vair-oh; Spanish se-ve-raw] , 1905–93, U.S. biochemist, born in Spain: Nobel Prize in medicine 1959.
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Ochoa O·cho·a (ō-chō'ə), Severo. 1905-1993.

Spanish-born American biochemist. He shared a 1959 Nobel Prize for work on the biological synthesis of nucleic acids.

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Ochoa   (ō-chō'ə)  Pronunciation Key 
Spanish-born American geneticist who in 1955 discovered an enzyme that was used in the first synthesis of artificial RNA. For this work he shared with Arthur Kornberg the 1959 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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