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Nobel Prize In Chemistry 2002: Revolutionary Analytical Methods For Biomolecules

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October 10, 2002
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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2002 ”for the development of methods for identification and structure analyses of biological macromolecules” with one half jointly to John B. Fenn, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA, and Koichi Tanaka, Shimadzu Corp., Kyoto, Japan ”for their development of soft desorption ionisation methods for mass spectrometric analyses of biological macromolecules” and the other half to Kurt Wüthrich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland and The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA ”for his development of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for determining the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules in solution.”

October 9, 2002 -- The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2002 ”for the development of methods for identification and structure analyses of biological macromolecules” with one half jointly to John B. Fenn, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA, and Koichi Tanaka, Shimadzu Corp., Kyoto, Japan ”for their development of soft desorption ionisation methods for mass spectrometric analyses of biological macromolecules” and the other half to Kurt Wüthrich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich, Switzerland and The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA ”for his development of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for determining the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules in solution.”


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