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Georges Köhler
1984 Physiology or Medicine

* 1946 Munich
+ 1995 Freiburg im Breisgau


Georges Köhler

Georges Jean Franz Köhler was a German biologist.
Together with César Milstein and Niels Kaj Jerne, Köhler won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984,
"for work on the immune system and the production of monoclonal antibodies".
Milstein and Köhler's technique for producing monoclonal antibodies laid the foundation
for the exploitation of antibodies for diagnostics, therapeutics and many other scientific applications.

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