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Reference numberEC/1949/17
Previous numbersCert XV, 225; A05679
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TitlePirie, Norman Wingate: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationDistinguished for his researches on plant viruses, especially as regards their isolation and their chemical and physical properties. With F.C. Bawden he was responsible for demonstrating that tobacco mosaic virus and several other plant viruses were nucleoproteins. These two workers were the first to isolate a plant virus in 3-dimensional crystalline form. Much of the recent work on plant viruses has been stimulated by these important discoveries. In addition Pirie has worked on the chemistry of antigens and has also concerned himself with the assessment of purity of large molecules of biological interest. He has published 68 papers, a list of which is appended.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. Kenneth M Smith; H G Thornton; D Keilin; C R Harington; C H Andrewes; Marjory Stephenson; H A Krebs; Charles S Hanes; J B S Haldane' A C Chibnall; R A Peters
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Pirie, Norman Wingate: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6389Pirie; Norman Wingate (1907 - 1997)1907 - 1997
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