Jacques Monod

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About Jacques Monod Jacques Lucien Monod (February 9, 1910 – May 31, 1976) was a French biologist who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1965. Born in Paris, he was also awarded several other honours and distinctions, among them the Légion d'honneur. Monod (along with François Jacob) is famous for his work on the Lac operon. Study of the control of expression of genes in the Lac operon provided the first example of a transcriptional regulation system. He also suggested the existence of mRNA molecules that link the information encoded in DNA and proteins. Monod is widely regarded as the father of molecular biology.

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2. Louis Pasteur 408
3. Rene Descartes 232
4. Pierre Curie 157
5. Blaise Pascal 48
6. Jacques Monod 47
7. Denis Papin 46
8. Lamarck 45
9. Antoine Lavoisier 45
10. Henri Poincaré 45

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243. Sadegh Zadeh 47
244. Giovanni D. Cassini 47
245. Mario J. Molina 47
246. Niels Bohr 47
247. Jacques Monod 47
248. Anders Celsius 47
249. Leonhard Euler 47
250. Anthony the Great 47
251. Mohamed Cherqaoui 46

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