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On This Day – October 26 : American biochemist Arthur Kornberg died on this day in 2007

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He shared the 1959 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering the mechanism of how deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) replicates in biological systems, and many of the enzymes and building blocks required along the pathway. These findings were fundamental to our understanding of genetics.

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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