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Perutz

[ per-uhts, puh-roots ]
/ ˈpɛr əts, pəˈruts /
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noun

Max Ferdinand, 1914–2002, English chemist, born in Austria: Nobel prize 1962.

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British Dictionary definitions for Perutz

Perutz
/ (pəˈrʊts) /

noun

Max Ferdinand. 1914–2002, British biochemist, born in Austria. With J. C. Kendrew, he worked on the structure of haemoglobin and shared the Nobel prize for chemistry 1962
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Medical definitions for Perutz

Perutz
[ pə-rōōts, pĕrəts ]
Max Ferdinand 1914-2002

Austrian-born English biochemist. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for determining the molecular structure of blood components.
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Scientific definitions for Perutz

Perutz
[ pə-rōōts, pĕrəts ]
Max Ferdinand 1914-2002

Austrian-born British biochemist who determined the structure of hemoglobin, demonstrating that it is composed of four chains of molecules. For this work he shared with John Kendrew the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
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