Definition of Pauling, Linus Carl in English:

Pauling, Linus Carl

proper noun

  • (1901–94), American chemist. He is renowned for his study of molecular structure and chemical bonding, for which he received the 1954 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. His suggestion of a helical structure for proteins formed the foundation for the elucidation of the structure of DNA.


Pauling, Linus Carl