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Frederick Twort
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Born in Camberley, Surrey
Born on 22nd of October 1877
Died on 20th of March 1950

Born 1877. Died 1950 - English bacteriologist.

Studied medicine in London. Became Professor of Bacteriology in 1919. Discovered an agent known as the bacteriophage, a virus for attacking certain bacteria, formed the beginnings of molecular biology.

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