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Chinese biochemist's insights on 2021 Nobel laureate mentor

CGTN, 08 Oct 2021
This year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to two American scientists, David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian, for their discoveries of skin receptors for temperature and touch. Xiao Bailong, a biochemist at Beijing's Tsinghua University, was a post-doctoral researcher in Patapoutian's lab from 2007 to 2012 and witnessed the Nobel-winning research work there. He also quickly followed up on this discovery with other related studies. What breakthroughs did Patapoutian's team make along the way? And how will his research help humans, especially those with serious illnesses? Xiao Bailong shared his insights with Tian Wei.

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