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Stanford Moore
(4 Sep 1913 - 23 Aug 1982)

American biochemist.


Science Quotes by Stanford Moore (2 quotes)

Man's health and well-being depends upon, among many things, the proper functioning of the myriad proteins that participate in the intricate synergisms of living systems.
— Stanford Moore
Nobel Prize Banquet Speech (10 Dec 1972).
Science quotes on:  |  Being (1278)  |  Depend (228)  |  Function (229)  |  Health (193)  |  Intricate (29)  |  Life (1799)  |  Living (491)  |  Man (2249)  |  Myriad (31)  |  Participate (8)  |  Proper (145)  |  Protein (54)  |  System (537)  |  Thing (1915)

We find that one of the most rewarding features of being scientists these days ... is the common bond which the search for truth provides to scholars of many tongues and many heritages. In the long run, that spirit will inevitably have a constructive effect on the benefits which man can derive from knowledge of himself and his environment.
— Stanford Moore
Nobel Prize Banquet Speech (10 Dec 1972).
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