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Kendrew

[ken-droo] /ˈkɛn dru/
noun
1.
John C(owdery)
[koh-dree] /ˈkoʊ dri/ (Show IPA),
1917–97, English scientist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1962.
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  • I remember too, that Kendrew ground his teeth with pain under the grip that I had fastened upon his shoulder.

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  • Mr. Vanborough pushed the bottles in silence to Mr. Kendrew.

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  • Mr. Kendrew touched his host's arm, and suddenly interrupted him.

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  • He cast one furtive glance at Mr. Kendrew, and turned away again.

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  • Mr. Kendrew looked inquiringly at the youngest of the two girls.

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  • Kendrew was one of those jolly, happy-go-lucky souls that people do take to on sight, and he had youth on his side.

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  • The while Kendrew and Falkner would remain, and mount guard over the prisoners.

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  • And it led on and on, utterly undiscernible to the Major or Falkner, hardly visible to Kendrew at times, but plain enough to me.

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  • Mr. Kendrew started, and showed the first tokens of interest in the proceedings which had escaped him yet.

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  • She looked at Mr. Kendrew, holding the door open for her; and resumed, with an effort, her former lightness of tone.

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British Dictionary definitions for Kendrew

Kendrew

/ˈkɛndruː/
noun
1.
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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Kendrew in Medicine

Kendrew Ken·drew (kěn'drōō'), John Cowdery. Born 1917.

British biologist. He shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry for determining the molecular structure of blood components.

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Kendrew in Science
Kendrew
  (kěn'dr')   
British molecular biologist who studied the chemistry of the blood and determined by x-ray crystallography the structure of the muscle protein myoglobin. For this work he shared with Max Perutz the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
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