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Perutz, Max Ferdinand

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɛrʊts
 
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Definition of Perutz, Max Ferdinand in English:

( 1914–2002), British biochemist, born in Austria. Through his use of X-ray crystallography he discovered the molecular structure of haemoglobin. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1962).

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