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Sidney Altman

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Sidney Altman is a famous person who is best known as a Biologist. Sidney was born on May 7, 1939, in Canada. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas Cech in 1989 for their work on the catalytic properties of RNA. Sidney Altman is a member of the famous Biologist list. A Canadian American molecular biologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas R. Cech for their work on the catalytic properties of RNA.

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Short Profile
First NameSidney
Last NameAltman
Age79 years
Birth SignTaurus
Birth DateMay 7, 1939
Birth PlaceCanada


Altman began the first of two research grants after completing his Ph.D. He joined Harvard University’s Matthew Meselson’s group to research a DNA endonuclease involved in T4 DNA replication and recombination. Later, at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England, Altman began work on RNase P and the enzymatic characteristics of the RNA portion of that ribozyme, which led to its discovery. “The discovery of the first radiochemically pure precursor to a tRNA molecule enabled me to acquire a job as an assistant professor at Yale University in 1971, at a period when getting any work was tough.” John D.

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Sidney Altman’s Net Worth:
$100 Million

Estimated Net Worth in 2021$100 Million
Previous Year’s Net Worth (2020)$100 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Biologist.

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Some Facts About Sidney Altman

  1. Sidney Altman’s age 79 years.
  2. He has two children with his wife Ann Korner, who he married in 1972.
  3. Birthday May 7 and Born in 1939.
  4. He was a member of the school’s ice hockey team while studying physics at MIT.
  5. Birth Sign Taurus.
  6. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1988.