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Northrop, John Howard

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Born: 1891 AD
Died: 1987 AD, at 95 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Biochemist

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1891 - Born on the 5th of July in Yonkers, New York.

1915 - He was educated at Columbia University, where he earned his PhD in chemistry.

1929 - He isolated and crystallized the gastric enzyme pepsin and determined that it was a protein.

1938 - He isolated and crystallized the first bacteriophage and determined that it was a nucleoprotein.

1916 - He was employed by the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research in New York City.

1987 - He died on the 27th of May in Wickenburg, Arizona.

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