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Howard Martin Temin
Howard Martin Temin 1975.jpg
Temin in 1975
BornDecember 10, 1934(1934-12-10)
DiedFebruary 9, 1994(1994-02-09) (aged 59)
OccupationGeneticist
Known forNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1975

Howard Martin Temin (December 10, 1934 – February 9, 1994) was an American geneticist.[1] He shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1975 with David Baltimore and Renato Dulbecco. He showed that certain tumor viruses carried the enzymatic ability to reverse the flow of information from RNA back to DNA using reverse transcriptase. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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This person won a Nobel Prize