Norman Pirie

Chemist, Academic

1907 – 1997

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Who was Norman Pirie?

Norman Wingate Pirie FRS-was a British biochemist and virologist who, along with Frederick Bawden, discovered that a virus can be crystallized by isolating tobacco mosaic virus in 1936. This was an important milestone in understanding DNA and RNA.

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Born
Jul 1, 1907
Torrance
Also known as
  • N. Pirie
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
Died
Mar 29, 1997
Harpenden

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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