Erwin Chargaff

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Erwin Chargaff (11th August 1905 - 20th June 2002) was an Austro-Hungarian Biochemist who was most famous for his work in the field of genetics. Chargaff invented a chemical process to determine how much of each Base is present in DNA. He also observed the relationships between different bases; Chargaff's rules[1][2].

References

  1. Hartl D and Ruvolo M. (2012) Genetics Analysis of Genes and Genomes, 8th edition, Burlington: Jones and Bartlett Learning (p43)
  2. http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2002/jul/02/guardianobituaries.obituaries


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