Japan's Ohsumi wins Nobel prize for 'self-eating' cell work

ReutersNewsPublished: October 3, 201612 views
Published: October 3, 2016

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi has won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine for ground-breaking experiments with yeast which exposed a key mechanism in the body's defenses where cells degrade and recycle their components. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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