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Chemist Dorothy Hodgkin is credited with the development of protein crystallography, the confirmation of the structure of penicillin and the structure of vitamin B12, for which she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. She also deciphered the structure of insulin.

This painting was commissioned by the Faculty of Sciences in 1999 to enhance Staffordshire University's Mellor Building.

Faculty of Sciences, Staffordshire University


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    acrylic on board

  • Measurements

    151 x 121 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    commissioned by the Faculty of Science, 1999


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Faculty of Sciences, Staffordshire University

Mellor Building, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 2DE England

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