Walter Norman Haworth received Nobel Prize for his investigations on carbohydrates,vitamin C

Walter Norman Haworth – developed Haworth formula

Article on Walter Norman Haworth

Biography & contributions

Walter Norman Haworth was born on March 19, 1883

Haworth was a British chemist and Nobel laureate

In 1922 He synthesized sylvestrene

In 1925 Haworth determined the correct cyclic model for glucose

He also determined structures of the monosaccharides and disaccharides

Haworth developed Haworth formula or Haworth projection to translate three-dimensional sugar structures into convenient two-dimensional graphical form

In 1937 He received Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his investigations on carbohydrates and vitamin C

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