Definition of Woodward, Robert Burns in English:

Woodward, Robert Burns

Syllabification: Wood·ward, Robert Burns
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈwo͝odwərd/
( 1917–79), US organic chemist. He was the first to synthesize quinine, cholesterol, chlorophyll, and vitamin B12, and with Roald Hoffmann ( 1937-), a US chemist, born in Poland, discovered symmetry-based rules governing the course of rearrangement reactions involving cyclic intermediates. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1965).

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