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Delbrück, Max (1906–1981)





Max Delbruck
German-born US biologist whose discovery of a method for detecting and measuring the rate of mutations in bacteria opened up the study of bacterial genetics. For this work he shared the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Alfred Hershey and Salvador Luria.


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