Leo Sachs. 14 October 1924—12 December 2013

@article{Groner2019LeoS1,
  title={Leo Sachs. 14 October 1924—12 December 2013},
  author={Y. Groner and Pnina Sachs and J. Lotem},
  journal={BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS OF FELLOWS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY},
  year={2019},
  volume={66},
  pages={355 - 375}
}
Leo Sachs was a worldwide renowned scientist for his major contributions in several fields. In the mid 1950s he showed that amniocentesis could be used for prenatal diagnosis of sex and blood group antigens. He then focused on various aspects of normal development and cancer, including the control of normal haematopoiesis and leukaemia, carcinogenesis in vitro by polyoma and SV40 tumour viruses, chemical carcinogens and X-rays, chromosomes and the reversibility of cancer, surface membrane… Expand

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