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Sir Aaron Klug (1926-), Molecular biologist

Sitter in 2 portraits
Molecular biologist; born in South Africa, Klug settled in England in 1949 and has worked in Cambridge and at Birkbeck College, London University; President of the Royal Society (since 1995). His research has included work on viruses, on the structure and action of transfer RNA in animal cells and on chromatin in cells; he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1982.

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Sir Aaron Klug

by Liam Woon
cibachrome print, 1990
NPG P444


Sir Aaron Klug

by Anne-Katrin Purkiss
bromide print, 1997
NPG x87220


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