The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1975

John Warcup Cornforth

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Prize share: 1/2

Vladimir Prelog

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1975 was divided equally between John Warcup Cornforth "for his work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions" and Vladimir Prelog "for his research into the stereochemistry of organic molecules and reactions."

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