GOPINATH KARTHA - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH - HFSID 206691
Sale Price $180.00
GOPINATH KARTHABlack and white photo of a 3D model of the bovine pancreatic ribonuclear signed by the accomplished crystallographer on verso Photograph signed: "Three dimensional skeletal model of/ Bovine pancreatic Ribonuclear/ Gopinath Kartha" in blue ink on verso, b/w, 9¾x8. Gopinath Kartha (1927-1984) was a crystallographer. In 1953, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Madras. He then began working in 1959 as part of the Protein Structure Project. Throughout the course of his career, Kartha authored or co-authored upwards of 80 scholarly publications all pertaining to structural crystallography. In 1967, he determined the molecular structure of the enzyme ribonuclease, making it the first protein structure elucidated and published in the United States.A member of Sigma XI, of the New York Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the Indian Academy of Science, Kartha was widely-recognized for his use of anomalous dispersion, which has proven instrumental in the solving of structures of proteins. Hans-Georg Gilde was a professor of chemistry who graduated from Ohio University. He taught at Marietta College from 1961 to 1992. The Hans Gilde Scholarship Fund is an award named in his honor given out by Marietta College. It is awarded to a stand-out organic chemistry student who has displayed exceptional leadership qualities. Corners and edges lightly worn. Haloeing of ink note and signature on verso. Pencil note on verso toward lower right-hand corner. Otherwise, fine condition.
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