On This Day – April 24 : American biochemist Roger Kornberg was born on this day in 1941

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He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2006 for his “studies of the molecular basis of eukaryotic transcription" – the process where genetic information is copied from DNA to RNA.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar