Sir John Warcup "Kappa" Cornforth, Jr.,[2] AC, CBE, FRS, FAA (7 September 1917 – 8 December 2013), wis an Australie–Breetish chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1975 for his wirk on the stereochemistry o enzyme-catalysed reactions,[3][4] acomin the anly Nobel laureate born in New Sooth Wales.

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Sir John Cornforth
BornJohn Warcup Cornforth, Jr.
7 September 1917(1917-09-07)
Sydney, Australie
Died8 December 2013(2013-12-08) (aged 96)
Sussex, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
ResidenceBrighton, Unitit Kinrick
NaitionalityAustralie
CitizenshipAustralie,
Breetish
Alma materVarsity o Sydney,
St Catherine's College, Oxford
Kent forStereochemistry of enzyme-catalysed reactions
Awairds
Scientific career
FieldsOrganic chemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Oxford
Varsity o Warwick
Varsity o Sussex

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Cornforth, Sir, John Warcup: Library and Archive Catalogue". London: The Royal Society. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2014-03-27.
  2. John Cornforth, NNDB
  3. Hanson, Jim (2014). "John Cornforth (1917–2013) Nobel-prizewinning chemist who tracked how enzymes build cholesterol". Nature. 506 (7486): 35. doi:10.1038/506035a. PMID 24499912.
  4. Encyclopædia Britannica. (2012.) "Sir John Cornforth".