molecular biologist

noun

: a specialist in molecular biology
Meanwhile, the molecular biologists had identified the so-called oncogenes, mysterious genetic elements that usually sit quietly on chromosomes but can be "turned on" somehow to trigger the unbridled growth that makes a cell cancerous.Michael Gold, Science 83

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“Molecular biologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/molecular%20biologist. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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