Brown, Michael Stuart


Michael Stuart Brown (1941–) was an American scientist who, with Joseph Goldstein, elucidated the molecular mechanisms of cholesterol synthesis and the clinical consequences of their abnormalities.

Keywords: human genetics; hypercholesterolemia; Nobel prize; Joseph Goldstein

Further Reading

Brown MS and Goldstein JL (1986) A receptor‐mediated pathway for cholesterol homeostasis. Science 232: 34–47.

Motulsky AG (1985) The 1985 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine. Science 231: 126–129.

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Witkowski, JA(Sep 2006) Brown, Michael Stuart. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005698]