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Kendrew

[ ken-droo ]
/ ˈkɛn dru /
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noun
John C(ow·dery) [koh-dree], /ˈkoʊ dri/, 1917–97, English scientist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1962.
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British Dictionary definitions for Kendrew

Kendrew
/ (ˈkɛndruː) /

noun
Sir John Cowdery. 1917–97, British biochemist. Using X-ray diffraction he discovered the structure of myoglobin, for which he shared a Nobel Prize (1962) with Max Perutz
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Medical definitions for Kendrew

Kendrew
[ kĕndrōō′ ]
John Cowdery 1917-1997

British biologist. He shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry for determining the molecular structure of blood components.
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Scientific definitions for Kendrew

Kendrew
[ kĕndrōō′ ]
Sir John Cowdery 1917-1997

British molecular biologist who studied the chemistry of the blood and determined by x-ray crystallography the structure of the muscle protein myoglobin. For this work he shared with Max Perutz the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
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