Frederick Sanger


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English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918)

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En la decada de 1940, Frederick Sanger, investigador del Departamento de Bioquimica de la Universidad de Cambridge, estaba interesado en el metabolismo de los aminoacidos y en la secuenciacion de estos en una proteina de gran interes biologico: la insulina.
Biochemist Frederick Sanger is unique in being the only Briton to win two Nobel Prizes and the only scientist to win the Nobel prize for Chemistry twice.
British biochemist Frederick Sanger, the only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry twice, died in hospital in Cambridge, aged 95, on Nov.
Frederick Sanger, a British biochemist whose discoveries about the chemistry of life led to the decoding of the human genome and to the development of new drugs like human growth hormone, earning him two Nobel Prizes, a distinction held by only three other scientists, died Tuesday in Cambridge, England.
Developed by Frederick Sanger in the 1970s, the Sanger sequencing technique utilizes chemically altered "dideoxy" bases to terminate newly synthesized DNA fragments at specific bases: these fragments are then size-separated, and the DNA sequence can be read directly.
Tras anos de esfuerzos por parte de los bioquimicos, se dilucido que el grupo carboxilo de un aminoacido se une al grupo amino del siguiente; pero no fue sino hasta 1953, que el bioquimico ingles Frederick Sanger logro determinar la secuencia de los aminoacidos de la insulina.
La bioinformatica es pues una ciencia de naturaleza interdisciplinaria, cuya historia se partio en dos despues que por vez primera se secuencio en forma completa una proteina, la insulina, por parte de Frederick Sanger y sus colegas en la Universidad de Cambridge, durante la decada comprendida entre 1945 y 1955 (12,13).
That method, created in the mid-1970s by Frederick Sanger of the Medical Research Council in Cambridge, England, starts with the isolation of long strings of double-stranded DNA from cells.