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Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB)

  1. Max F Perutz

Published Online: 19 FEB 2002

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003409



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Perutz, M. F. 2002. Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB). eLS. .

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  1. Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2002


The Laboratory opened in 1962 in Cambridge, UK. Its goal is to interpret biological phenomena at the molecular level by a wide range of studies on the structure of proteins, nucleic acids, membranes, organelles and viruses, and by research on the mechanisms and control of gene expression and the three-dimensional organization of cells.


  • Watson;
  • Crick;
  • Cambridge;
  • Sanger;
  • Kendrew;
  • Perutz