Definition of Monod, Jacques Lucien in English:

Monod, Jacques Lucien

Pronunciation /môˈnō/ /mɔˈnoʊ/

proper noun

  • (1910–76), French biochemist. Together with fellow French biochemist François Jacob (1920–2013), he formulated a theory to explain how genes are activated, and, in 1961, he proposed the existence of messenger RNA. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1965), shared with Jacob and André Lwoff (1902–94).