Nicole Marthe Le Douarin

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Who is Nicole Marthe Le Douarin?

Nicole Marthe Le Douarin is a developmental biologist, famed for her studies of chimeras, which have led to critical insights regarding higher animal nervous and immune systems.

Le Douarin invented an embryo manipulation technology to produce chimeric embryos, from chicken and quails. She is notable for shedding light on the development of higher animal nervous and immune systems. She showed that precursor cells within the neural crest were multipotent. Her technique has also permitted her to shed light on the development of the blood and immune systems.

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Born
Aug 20, 1930
Lorient
Nationality
  • France
Education
  • University of Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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