Hershko and Ciechanover Explain The Ubiquitin System

Take a user-friendly visual tour of the discovery that won Israelis Aaron Ciechanover and Avram Hershko the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry in this excerpt (2:50) from the YES docuseries “The Nobelists.” Even those with no background in biology will appreciate the ingenuity of this breakthrough and understand why the unveiling of the ubiquitin system has had such a powerful impact on the advancement of health and medicine. It was certainly a discovery worthy of earning Israel its first Nobel prize in science!

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