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 (pə-ro͞ots′, pĕr′əts), Max Ferdinand 1914-2002.
Austrian-born British biochemist. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for determining the molecular structure of blood proteins, including hemoglobin.
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Perutz

(pəˈrʊts)
n
(Biography) 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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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 19, 2019-: 2019 Max Perutz Science Writing Award shortlist announced
It results from a single mutation in which valine replaces a polar glutamic acid on the surface of the protein, resulting in the mutant hemoglobin HbS (Perutz and Mitchinson, 1950; Hofrichter et at, 1973).
Perutz Laboratories, a joint venture of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna, has has now discovered the mechanism behind this delicate balance.
In September 1933, just a few months after Adolf Hitler came to power, the Austrian writer Leo Perutz published Saint Peter's Snow, a remarkable novel about an outlandish pharmacological plot to send Germany back into the Middle Ages.
Na segunda metade dos anos setenta, sobre as ruinas da aventura teorica parisiense, comecou a reeditar-se, por exemplo, Jane Austen, Arthur Schnitzler; logo mais, Edith Wharton, Leo Perutz, Mario Praz.
Charles Darwin was awarded the medal in 1853 and the last Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge (of which Sir John was master from 1993-2002), to receive the prize was Max Perutz in 1971 for his work on haemoglobin.
The stunning pioneering work carried out at the Medical Research Council's Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England, not only revealed the structural basis of DNA's amazing replicative properties--the famous Watson and Crick DNA structure (Watson & Crick, 1953), but also produced the first examples of the three-dimensional structures of protein molecules with truly legendary work by John Kendrew (1958) and Max Perutz (1960).
Economist Barbara Ward is also honoured alongside Second World War heroine Noorunissa Inayat Khan, Nobel Prize-winning scientist Max Perutz, Desert Island Discs creator Roy Plomley, theatre legend Joan Littlewood and graphic designer Abram Games.