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Walter Fiers and his team at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology of the University of Ghent (Ghent, Belgium) were the first to determine the sequence of a gene: the gene for bacteriophage MS2 coat protein

14 January 1972 discovery of 1842 Hynek , 1843 Jarmila, 1901 Moravia

18 April 1972 discovery of 1902 Shaposhnikov

9 May 1972 discovery of 1903 Adzhimushkaj, 1904 Massevitch

14 May 1972 discovery of 1905 Ambartsumian

13 June 1972 discovery of 2604 Marshak

13 July 1972 discovery of 3050 Carrera

18 August 1972 discovery of 1858 Lobachevskij

4 September 1972 discovery of 1859 Kovalevskaya

5 September 1972 discovery of 1906 Naef

11 September 1972 discovery of 1907 Rudneva

30 October 1972 discovery of 1844 Susilva and 1845 Helewalda

5 December 1972 discovery of 1866 Sisyphus

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20 February 1972 Death of Maria Goeppert-Mayer

12 March 1972 Death of Vasilii Grigorevich Fesenkov in Moscow, Russia

18 June 1972 Death of Milton Lassell Humason in Mendocino, California

9 October 1972, Death of Herman Zanstra in Haarlem, the Netherlands

20 October 1972 Death of Harlow Shapley

18 December 1972, Death of Gale Bruno Van Albada in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1972 Death of Max Theiler

1972 Death of Nicholas C. Christofilos

Nobel Prize

Physics to John Bardeen, Leon Neil Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer "for their jointly developed theory of superconductivity, usually called the BCS-theory"

Chemistry to Christian Boehmer Anfinsen "for his work on ribonuclease, especially concerning the connection between the amino acid sequence and the biologically active conformation" and to Stanford Moore and William H. Stein "for their contribution to the understanding of the connection between chemical structure and catalytic activity of the active centre of the ribonuclease molecule"

Physiology or Medicine to Gerald M. Edelman and Rodney R. Porter "for their discoveries concerning the chemical structure of antibodies"Arrow link

New Scientist 1972

Popular Science Feb 1972

Popular Science Aug 1972

Popular Science Sep 1972

Chronology

1971 - 1972 - 1973

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