2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
From left: Randy W. Schekman, Thomas C. Südhof and James E. Rothman.
Three American scientists, Randy W. Schekman, Thomas C. Südhof and James E. Rothman, have been awarded Nobel prize for their breakthrough research work on the transport of enzymes, hormones and neurotransmitters in form of vesicles within cells. 

The three laureates discovered how these vesicles get to the right parts of the cell at the right times.

Their work can help solve the problem of diabetes ( in which insulin doesn't reach other cells at the right time ), various neurological diseases like schizophrenia, autism and many others.

The three will share 1.2 million dollar of prize money.

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