cornforth, sir john warcup

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cornforth, sir john warcup

British chemist who was corecipient, with Vladimir Prelog, of the 1975 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his research on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions. Stereochemistry is the study of how the properties of a chemical compound are affected by the spatial arrangement of atoms in molecules and complexes

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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