El premio nobel alrededor del ADN


  • Dulce María Delgadillo-Álvarez Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN)




El Premio Nobel es un galardón internacional otorgado cada año a personas o instituciones que hayan realizado investigaciones, descubrimientos o contribuciones a la humanidad en el año inmediato anterior o en el transcurso de su vida. Los premios se instituyeron en 1895 como última voluntad del químico sueco Alfred Nobel y comenzaron a entregarse en 1901. Dos de las especialidades en las que el Premio es otorgado son en Química y en Fisiología o Medicina. El objetivo de esta breve revisión es hacer un recuento de aquellos investigadores que han sido merecedores de este galardón en las disciplinas citadas desde hace 114 años y cuyos trabajos han orbitado alrededor del ácido desoxirribonucleico o ADN. Se mencionan estudios sobre su descubrimiento, estructura y caracterización molecular tanto de esta como de las moléculas que, en coordinación con él lo hacen ser la molécula encargada de almacenar y transmitir la información genética de todos los organismos que habitan nuestro planeta.

Palabras clave: Premio Nobel, ácido desoxirribonucleico, descubrimiento, estructura, biología molecular


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Biografía del autor/a

Dulce María Delgadillo-Álvarez, Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN)

Departamento de Biomedicina Molecular, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN), Apartado Postal 14-740, 07360 México, DF, México.


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Delgadillo-Álvarez, D. M. (2016). El premio nobel alrededor del ADN. Cátedra Villarreal, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.24039/cv20164161



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