tonegawa susumu

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Tonegawa Susumu To·ne·ga·wa Su·su·mu (tô-ně'gä-wä sōō-sōō'mōō), Born 1939.

Japanese molecular biologist. He won a 1987 Nobel Prize for discovering how certain cells of the immune system can genetically rearrange themselves to produce diverse antibodies.

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