Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka of the United States won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry on Wednesday for identifying a class of cell receptor, yielding vital insights into how the body works at the molecular level.
A combo shows US scientists Robert Lefkowitz (L) and Brian Kobilka who were awarded the Nobel Chemistry prize. Lefkowitz and Kobilka won the Nobel Chemistry Prize today for their groundbreaking work on how receptors of the body's cells respond to their environment, the jury said.
The big beneficiary of this fundamental work is medicine, the Nobel committee declared.
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