Nathans, Daniel


1928–1999 American scientist who used restriction enzymes to map genes in DNA.

Keywords: DNA; restriction enzymes; gene mapping

Further Reading

Nathans D (1978) Restriction endonucleases, simian virus 40, and the new genetics. Nobel Lecture, 1978. Science 206: 903–909.

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Witkowski, JA(Apr 2001) Nathans, Daniel. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002885]