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Video 33: Walter Gilbert, clip 4

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Walter Gilbert is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor at Harvard University. In 1980, he won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on DNA sequencing.
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nobel prize in chemistry, jacob and monod, walter gilbert, dna sequencing, harvard university, loeb, proteins,
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16698. Video 33: Walter Gilbert, clip 5
Jacob and Monod never identified the inhibitor, but Gilbert found it.
16694. Video 33: Walter Gilbert, clip 1
Before Jacob and Monod, people thought the amount of protein in a cell was constant and proteins turned themselves off.
16695. Video 33: Walter Gilbert, clip 2
Jacob and Monod discovered that genes control the amount of protein in a cell.
16700. Video 33: Walter Gilbert, clip 7
To explain their data, Jacob and Monod had to hypothesize the existence of mRNA.
16699. Video 33: Walter Gilbert, clip 6
What we know about gene regulation today.
16696. Video 33: Walter Gilbert, clip 3
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