Robert W. Holley

American biochemist (1922-1993)

Robert William Holley (January 28, 1922; Urbana, Illinois – February 11, 1993)[1] was an American biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, which he won for describing the structures for alanine transfer RNA, linking DNA and protein synthesis.


  1. "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1968 Robert W. Holley, H. Gobind Khorana, Marshall W. Nirenberg". Retrieved 22 March 2011.