Sir John and Lady Rita Cornforth: a distinguished chemical partnership

Purchase, Rupert and Hanson, James (2015) Sir John and Lady Rita Cornforth: a distinguished chemical partnership. Science Progress, 98 (3). 212-218(7). ISSN 0036-8504

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Abstract

This review describes the life of Sir John Cornforth AC CBE FRS, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1975. It covers his early life in Australia, his work in Oxford, the National Institute for Medical Research, the Milstead Laboratory of Chemical Enzymology and the University of Sussex, together with the contributions made by his wife, Lady Rita Cornforth.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Sir John Cornforth, Kappa, Lady Rita Cornforth, Nobel Prize, deafness, biosynthesis, stereochemistry
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Chemistry
Depositing User: Rupert Purchase
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 12:04
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 12:04
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/71956

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