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Arthur Kornberg

Biochemistry Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
DNA replication
"Arthur Kornberg"

(1918 - 2007)
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1959 was awarded jointly to Severo Ochoa and Arthur Kornberg "for their discovery of the mechanisms in the biological synthesis of ribonucleic acid and deoxyribonucleic acid"

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William S. McCann grad student 1942 Rochester (Chemistry Tree)
Severo Ochoa post-doc 1946 NYU (Chemistry Tree)
Carl F. Cori post-doc 1947 Washington University (Neurotree)


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Nicholas E. Dixon grad student (Chemistry Tree)
Robert S. Fuller grad student Stanford (Neurotree)
Arturo Falaschi grad student 1962-1965 (Neurotree)
James A. Spudich grad student 1968 Stanford
David Lee Nelson grad student 1969 Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
Douglas L. Brutlag grad student 1972 Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
Randy W. Schekman grad student 1975 Stanford
Tania A. Baker grad student 1988 Stanford
Robert A. Bambara post-doc Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
Maurice J. Bessman post-doc (Physics Tree)
Nicholas R. Cozzarelli post-doc Stanford (FlyTree)
Ullrich Hübscher post-doc (Computational Biology Tree)
Peter M. J. Burgers post-doc Stanford University Medical School (GenetiTree)
Uriel Z. Littauer post-doc Washington University (Chemistry Tree)
Ian J. Molineux post-doc MIT / Harvard
Michael E. O'Donnell post-doc Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
Kazuhisa Sekimizu post-doc (Neurotree)
Osamu Hayaishi post-doc 1952 Stanford (Neurotree)
Paul Berg post-doc 1953-1954 Washington University (Chemistry Tree)
I. Robert Lehman post-doc 1955-1959 Washington University (Neurotree)
Julius Adler post-doc 1957-1959 Washington University School of Medicine (Chemistry Tree)
H. Vasken Aposhian post-doc 1962 Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
Charles C. Richardson post-doc 1961-1963 Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
Ross B. Inman post-doc 1960-1964 Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
Sankar Mitra post-doc 1966 Stanford Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Mehran Goulian post-doc 1967 Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
Paul T. Englund post-doc 1966-1968 Stanford Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Regis B. Kelly post-doc 1969 Stanford (Neurotree)
Peter Setlow post-doc 1968-1971 Stanford Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Jack D. Griffith post-doc 1970-1973 Stanford (Chemistry Tree)
William Wickner post-doc 1971-1974 Stanford
Alan M. Weiner post-doc 1973-1974 Stanford Medical School (Chemistry Tree)
Jerard Hurwitz research scientist 1956-1958 Washington University (Chemistry Tree)
Pierre Chambon research scientist 1966-1967 Stanford (Neurotree)
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Rao NN, Gómez-García MR, Kornberg A. (2009) Inorganic polyphosphate: essential for growth and survival. Annual Review of Biochemistry. 78: 605-47
Zhang H, Gómez-García MR, Shi X, et al. (2007) Polyphosphate kinase 1, a conserved bacterial enzyme, in a eukaryote, Dictyostelium discoideum, with a role in cytokinesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 16486-91
Shi X, Kornberg A. (2005) Endopolyphosphatase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae undergoes post-translational activations to produce short-chain polyphosphates. Febs Letters. 579: 2014-8
Altman S, Bassler BL, Beckwith J, et al. (2005) An open letter to Elias Zerhouni. Science (New York, N.Y.). 307: 1409-10
Gómez-García MR, Kornberg A. (2004) Formation of an actin-like filament concurrent with the enzymatic synthesis of inorganic polyphosphate. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101: 15876-80
Kornberg A. (2003) Ten commandments of enzymology, amended. Trends in Biochemical Sciences. 28: 515-7
Zhang H, Ishige K, Kornberg A. (2002) A polyphosphate kinase (PPK2) widely conserved in bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 16678-83
Ishige K, Zhang H, Kornberg A. (2002) Polyphosphate kinase (PPK2), a potent, polyphosphate-driven generator of GTP. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 16684-8
Kim KS, Rao NN, Fraley CD, et al. (2002) Inorganic polyphosphate is essential for long-term survival and virulence factors in Shigella and Salmonella spp. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99: 7675-80
Arrow KJ, Axelrod J, Benacerraf B, et al. (2001) Nobel laureates' letter to President Bush. The Washington Post. A02
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