Perutz, Max Ferdinand

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Perutz   (pə-rts', pěr'əts)  Pronunciation Key 
Austrian-born British biochemist who determined the structure of hemoglobin, demonstrating that it is composed of four chains of molecules. For this work he shared with John Kendrew the 1962 Nobel Prize for chemistry.
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