Arnold, Smith, Winter won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Posted on:04 Oct 2018 12:09:49
Arnold, Smith, Winter won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
04 October 2018 Current Affairs:

Frances Arnold from the U.S., George Smith from the U.S., Gregory Winter of Britain won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for harnessing the power of evolution to produce novel proteins used in everything from environmentally friendly detergents and biofuels to cancer drugs. They were awarded for pioneering science in enzymes and antibodies

Ms.Arnold was awarded half of the $1 million prizes while Mr.Smith and Mr.Winter shared the other half. Mr.Smith developed a method using a virus that infects bacteria to produce new proteins while Ms.Winter used the same technique for the directed evolution of antibodies.


Frances Arnold from the U.S., George Smith from the U.S., Gregory Winter of Britain won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for harnessing the power of evolution to produce novel proteins used in everything from environmentally friendly detergents and biofuels to cancer drugs. They were awarded for pioneering science in enzymes and antibodies

Ms.Arnold was awarded half of the $1 million prizes while Mr.Smith and Mr.Winter shared the other half. Mr.Smith developed a method using a virus that infects bacteria to produce new proteins while Ms.Winter used the same technique for the directed evolution of antibodies.


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