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Today in chemistry history: Sir Norman Haworth, vitamin C, and Haworth projections

03-19 – Sir Norman Haworth's birthday

Today (19th March) marks the birthday of Sir Norman Haworth – who also died on the 19th March. Haworth won a Nobel Prize in 1937 for his work on carbohydrates and vitamin C. He also developed a way of drawing 3D sugar structures, known as Haworth projections.

For more information on Haworth, his work, and Haworth projections, check out the links below.

 

 

 

 

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