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Allan Maxam

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Name  Allan Maxam
Education  Harvard University

Known for  DNA sequencing
Doctoral advisor  Walter Gilbert
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Similar People  Walter Gilbert, Frederick Sanger, Roger Wolcott Sperry

Allan Maxam (born October 28, 1942) is one of the pioneers of molecular genetics. He was one of the contributors to develop a DNA sequencing method at Harvard University, while working as a student in the laboratory of Walter Gilbert.

Walter Gilbert and Allan Maxam developed a DNA sequencing method which combined chemicals that cut DNA only at specific bases with radioactive labeling and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis to determine the sequence of long DNA segments.

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