hodgkin, dorothy mary crowfoot

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Hodgkin   (hŏj'kĭn)  Pronunciation Key 
British chemist who used x-ray techniques to determine the structure of several complex molecules, including penicillin (1942-45) and vitamin B12 (1948-56). For this work she received the 1964 Nobel Prize for chemistry. She later used more advanced computing methods to analyze the structure of insulin.
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