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Calvin, Melvin

Syllabification: Cal·vin, Melvin
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈkalvin/
  • (1911–97), US biochemist; full name Melvin Ellis Calvin. He investigated photosynthesis and discovered the cycle of reactions (the Calvin cycle) that constitutes the dark reaction. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1961).

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