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Alexander Todd
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 2nd of October 1907
Died on 10th of February 1997

Born 1907. Died 1997 - Scottish chemist and Nobel Prize winner.

Studied at Glasgow University. Wrote doctorates on the chemistry of bile and natural pigments. Researched into the chemistry of natural products. Awarded Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1957 for work on structure and synthesis of nucleotides. Elected FRS in 1942, knighted in 1954.

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