Sir Robert Robinson


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Noun1.Sir Robert Robinson - English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)Sir Robert Robinson - English chemist noted for his studies of molecular structures in plants (1886-1975)
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Sir Robert Robinson (1947): Investigation on alkaloids and other plant products.
Prof Har Gobind Khorana, top left, Sir Robert Robinson, top right and, inset left, Sir James Chadwick who helped develop the atom bomb, and right, Prof Rodney Porter
In 1946, he became a science scholar of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, and entered the laboratory of Sir Robert Robinson in Oxford, England, where he worked on the constitution of the alkaloid strychnine (DPhil, 1949).