vladimir prelog

Prelog

[prel-awg, -og]
noun
Vladimir [vlad-uh-meer] , 1906–98, Swiss chemist, born in Yugoslavia: Nobel prize 1975.
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Prelog Pre·log (prěl'ōg'), Vladimir. Born 1906.

Yugoslavian-born Swiss chemist. He shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for research on the structure of biological molecules.

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vladimir prelog

Swiss chemist who shared the 1975 Nobel Prize for Chemistry with John W. Cornforth for his work on the stereochemistry of organic molecules and reactions. (Stereochemistry is the study of the three-dimensional arrangements of atoms within molecules.)

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