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 (kĕn′dro͞o′), Sir John Cowdery 1917-1997.
British molecular biologist. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for determining the molecular structure of the blood protein myoglobin.
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(Biography) 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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(ˈkɛn dru)

John C(owdery), born 1917, English biochemist: Nobel prize 1962.
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Noun1.Kendrew - English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
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Kendrew. The lady of the house looked round at the servant who was waiting, and said, "Tell the children to come in."
Kendrew looked inquiringly at the youngest of the two girls.
Kendrew, "your friend appears to have sent you her little daughter to represent her?
Kendrew, seem literally to live again in our children.
Kendrew. "They distrust every thing, from the scraper at the door to the chimneys on the roof.
Kendrew, holding the door open for her; and resumed, with an effort, her former lightness of tone.
Kendrew was short and light--slow and awkward in manner, except when something happened to rouse him.
"If you ever marry," he said, "don't be such a fool, Kendrew, as I have been.
Kendrew. "Here is a man whose father has left him half a million of money--with the one condition annexed to it of taking his father's place at the head of one of the greatest mercantile houses in England.
Kendrew touched his host's arm, and suddenly interrupted him.
Kendrew started, and showed the first tokens of interest in the proceedings which had escaped him yet.
EAST HARLSEY: C Marshall b S Raynor 15, T Bateman c and b H Riordan 12, D Holmes c J Riordan b S Raynor 14, P Greaves b Kendrew 7, R Bellerby run out 5, C Ward c J Riordan b Kendrew 7, D Armitage c R Cowton b D Collin 5, S Hill c and b H Riordan 56, H Gaudie c and b H Riordan 1, J Armitage c R Cowton b M Raynor 1, J Whitfield not out 16.