Perutz, Max Ferdinand

(b. 1914)
   British biochemist and Nobel laureate, 1962. Born and educated in Vienna, Perutz emigrated to England in 1936. After World War II, he helped set up the laboratory of molecular biology at Cambridge and investigated the structure of haemoglobin, for which he shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
   In 1962 Perutz was appointed chairman of the British Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society.

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  • PERUTZ, MAX FERDINAND — (1914–2002), British biochemist and Nobel laureate. Perutz was born in Vienna and went to Cambridge in 1936. In 1947 he became head of a unit of molecular biology, and in 1962 chairman of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Perutz,Max Ferdinand — Per·utz (pə ro͞otsʹ, pĕrʹəts), Max Ferdinand. Born 1914. Austrian born English biochemist. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for determining the molecular structure of blood components. * * * …   Universalium

  • Perutz, Max Ferdinand — born May 19, 1914, Vienna, Austria died Feb. 6, 2002, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Eng. Austrian British biochemist. With John Cowdery Kendrew he founded the Medical Research Council Unit for Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge. His… …   Universalium

  • Perutz , Max Ferdinand — (1914––) Austrian–British biochemist While studying chemistry at the university in his native Vienna, Perutz became interested in x ray diffraction techniques; after graduation he went to England to work on the x ray diffraction of proteins with… …   Scientists

  • Perutz, Max Ferdinand — ► (1914 2002) Bioquímico austríaco. Fue premio Nobel de Química en 1962, compartido con J. C. Kendrew, por sus trabajos sobre la estructura de las proteínas globulares, esp. de la hemoglobina. * * * (19 may. 1914, Viena, Austria–6 feb. 2002,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Max Ferdinand Perutz — (* 19. Mai 1914 in Wien; † 6. Februar 2002 in Cambridge) war ein britischer Chemiker österreichischer Herkunft. Leben 1962 erhielt er gemeinsam mit John Cowdery Kendrew den Nobelpreis für Chemie. Anlass für die Auszeichnung waren seine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Max Ferdinand Perutz — (19 mai 1914 à Vienne 6 février 2002 à Cambridge) était un chimiste anglo autrichien. Lui et John Cowdery Kendrew sont colauréats du prix Nobel de chimie de 1962[1]. Biographie Max Ferdinand Perutz avait émigré en 1936 en Angleterre. Professeur à …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Max Ferdinand Perutz — noun English biochemist (born in Austria); studied the molecular structure of blood (1914 2002) • Syn: ↑Perutz, ↑Max Perutz • Instance Hypernyms: ↑biochemist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chemienobelpreis 1962: John Cowdery Kendrew — Max Ferdinand Perutz —   Die beiden britischen Chemiker erhielten den Nobelpreis für ihre Studien über Strukturen globulärer Proteine.    Biografien   Sir (seit 1974) John Cowdery Kendrew, * Oxford (England) 24. 3. 1917, ✝ Cambridge 23. 8. 1997; 1959 …   Universal-Lexikon

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