Hodgkin Dorothy Mary Crowfoot


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Hodg·kin

 (hŏj′kĭn), Dorothy Mary Crowfoot 1910-1994.
Egyptian-born British chemist. She won a 1964 Nobel Prize for her development of x-ray crystallography techniques to determine the structure of biologically active compounds.
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Hodg·kin

(hŏj′kĭn), Dorothy Mary Crowfoot 1910-1994.
British chemist. Using x-ray techniques, she determined the structure of several complex molecules, including penicillin and vitamin B12.
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