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 (kôrn′fərth, -fôrth′), Sir John Warcup 1917-2013.
Australian-born British chemist. He shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for research on the structure of biological molecules.
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Cornforth

(ˈkɔːnˌfɔːθ)
n
(Biography) Sir John Warcup. 1917–2014, Australian chemist, who shared the 1975 Nobel prize for chemistry with Vladimir Prelog for their work on stereochemistry
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