Max Ferdinand Perutz(1914-2002), Molecular biologist and chemist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Molecular biologist; won Nobel Prize for Chemistry (jointly with Sir John Kendrew )1962, for work on the structure and function of proteins and nucleic acids; Professor of Physiology, Cambridge University, 1973-9. Joint winner, with John Kendrew, of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1962) for work on the structure of haemoglobin.
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