Vladimir Prelog-Nobel Prize for Work in Stereochemistry

Shampo, Mark A.; Kyle, Robert A.; Steensma, David P.
April 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Apr2008, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p391
Academic Journal
A biography of chemist Vladimir Prelog is presented. He was the 1975 Nobel Prize winner for the work in stereochemistry. Prelog was born on July 23, 1906 in the Serbian city of Sarajevo, Bosnia. He attended the Institute of Technology in Prague, Czechoslovakia from 1924-1928. He worked for 6 years at G. J. Driza Laboratories after receiving his doctorate in science and technology in 1929.


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