TITLE

Hodgkin, Dorothy Crowfoot

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Hodgkin, Dorothy Crowfoot (1910-1994), a British chemist and crystallographer, won the 1964 Nobel Prize in chemistry for X-ray studies of molecular compounds such as penicillin and vitamin B12.
ACCESSION #
37309103

 

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