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[nawr-thruh p] /ˈnɔr θrəp/
John Howard, 1891–1987, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1946. Unabridged
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Northrop Nor·throp (nôr'thrəp), John Howard. 1891-1987.

American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for discovering methods of producing pure enzymes and virus proteins.

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