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Robert Huber

Huber, Robert (hōˈbər) [key], 1937–, German biochemist. After receiving his doctorate at Munich Technical Univ., he worked both there and at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry. With Hartmut Michel and Johann Deisenhofer, Huber developed a process that used X-ray technology to determine the structure of large molecules. For this innovation the three researchers were awarded the 1988 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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