Definition of Frederick Sanger from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Frederick Sanger

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(1918-2013) an English scientist. He was the first scientist to receive two Nobel Prizes for chemistry (in 1956 and 1980), and his work was important for the development of genetic engineering (= the deliberate changing of small parts of the cells of plants or animals in order to change the way they grow). He became a member of the Order of Merit in 1986.