John Howard NORTHROP

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AmericanBorn John Howard NORTHROP

American biochemist who won the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Born on July 05, 1891 in Yonkers, New York, USA , United States

Died on May 27, 1987 in Wickenburg, Arizona, USA

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Northrop was born in Yonkers, New York to John I., a zoologist and instructor at Columbia University, and Alice R. Northrop, a teacher of botany at Hunter College. His father died in a lab explosion two weeks before John H. Northrop was born. The son was educated at Columbia University, where he earned his PhD in chemistry in 1915. During World War I, he conducted research for the U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service on the production of acetone and ethanol through fermentation. This work led to studying enzymes.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   Northrop was born in Yonkers, New York to John I., a zoologist and instructor at Columbia University, and Alice R. Northrop, a teacher of botany at Hunter College. His father died in a lab explosion two weeks before John H. Northrop was born. The son was educated at Columbia University, where he earned his PhD in chemistry in 1915. During World War I, he conducted research for the U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service on the production of acetone and ethanol through fermentation. This work led to studying enzymes.



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