13/08/2013 British biochemist Frederick Sanger is born
Frederick Sanger: Biography of a Great Thinker || History of Science
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Sanger sequencing method - dideoxy sequencing of DNA
He was interested in both main classes of large biomolecules: proteins and nucleic acids. In proteins, he was one of the researchers who described the structure of insulin. He also made a great contribution to the method of sequencing DNA. Sanger is one of the four people who won Nobel Prize two times.