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Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin

1910 – 1994 (Born in Cairo)

Hodgkin advanced X-ray crystallography, determining the structure of many biomolecules

Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1964)

Determined the structure of vitamin B12

Contributions to the development of protein crystallography

Confirmed the structure of penicillin

Determined the structure of the hormone insulin

She was the first woman to receive the Copley Medal from the Royal Society

Married to Thomas Lionel Hodgkin

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Dorothy Hodgkin

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