John Howard Northrop

John Howard Northrop (5 Julie 1891 – 27 Mey 1987) wis an American biochemist. Durin the Warld War I, Northrop carry oot research warks for the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service. Ane o these research warks wis aboot the production o acetone an ethanol throu fermentation. In 1946, Northrop wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Chemistry alang wi Wendell Meredith Stanley an James Batcheller Sumner.

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John Howard Northrop
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BornJohn Howard Northrop
5 Julie 1891(1891-07-05)
Yonkers, New York
Died27 Mey 1987(1987-05-27) (aged 95)
Wickenburg, Arizona
NaitionalityAmerican
Alma materColumbia Varsity
Kent forPurification o enzymes an viral proteins
Awairds
Scientific career
FieldsBiochemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Californie, Berkeley
Rockefeller Institute
Columbia Varsity