Sumner

[ suhm-ner ]
/ ˈsʌm nər /

noun

Charles,1811–74, U.S. statesman.
James Batch·el·ler [bach-uh-ler] /ˈbætʃ ə lər/,1887–1955, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize 1946.
William Graham,1840–1910, U.S. sociologist and economist.
a male given name.

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Sumner
[ sŭmnər ]
James Batcheller 1887-1955

American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on crystallizing enzymes.
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