Researchers from DG-Centers have made significant contributions to the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Lecturer Ditlev Brodersen from Center for mRNP Biogenisis and Metabolism and Professor Poul Nissen from Center for Membrane Pumps in Cells and Disease have both made central contributions to the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009. This years prize is awarded to research, that has helped map how ribosomes – the body’s protein factory, so to speak – look, through the development of crystallografy. Ditlev Brodersen and Poul Nissen have both previously worked with the recepients of this year’s prize, Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath , and the two Danes are also co-authors in several articles, which the Nobel Committe mention as central in the final decision.

Read article about the prize from videnskab.dk here (Danish)



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