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The detailed geometry of the coenzyme molecule as a whole is fascinating in its complexity. ---->>>

I should not like to leave an impression that all structural problems can be settled by X-ray analysis or that all crystal structures are easy to solve. I seem to have spent much more of my life not solving structures than solving them. ---->>>

I first met the subject of X-ray diffraction of crystals in the pages of the book W. H. Bragg wrote for school children in 1925, 'Concerning the Nature of Things.' ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 05-12, 1910
Die: 07-29, 1994
Occupation: Scientist

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin OM FRS (12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994) was a British chemist who developed protein crystallography, for which she won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964. She advanced the technique of X-ray crystallography, a method used to determine the three-dimensional structures of biomolecules (wikipedia)