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Tasuku Honjo

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Is Coronavirus Man Made? | COVID-19 News | Tasuku Honjo

 

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FACT CHECK: Japanese Nobel Laureate Tasuku Honjo Says Coronavirus was Made in China?

 

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Tasuku Honjo on the “three c’s” to becoming a successful scientist.

 

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WION Your Story: James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo win Nobel for cancer research

 

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"Not just a cancer therapy." 2018 Medicine Laureates on their cancer therapy discovery

Tasuku Honjo is a Japanese physician-scientist and immunologist. He shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and is best known for his identification of programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1). He is also known for his molecular identification of cytokines: IL-4 and IL-5, as well as the discovery of activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID) that is essential for class switch recombination and somatic hypermutation.
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