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Martin Rodbell

American biochemist

Martin Rodbell (December 1, 1925 – December 7, 1998) was an American Biochemist and molecular endocrinologist.

Martin Rodbell
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Rodbell on the cover of Environmental Health Perspectives
Born
Martin Rodbell

(1925-12-01)December 1, 1925[1]
DiedDecember 7, 1998(1998-12-07) (aged 73)[1]
NationalityAmerican
Known forNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1995
discovery of G-proteins

He is best known for discovering G proteins. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1994 for "discovery of G-proteins and the role of these proteins in signal transduction in cells.". He shared the prize with Alfred G. Gilman.[1]

He died on December 7, 1998 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina from multiple organ failure.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Martin Rodbell - Facts". Nobelprize.org. Retrieved 2013-12-14.