- Category : Science-Chemistry
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (12,28,40,42,52,60)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Tension 2
American biochemist who won, with James Batcheller Sumner and Wendell Meredith Stanley, the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The award was given for these scientists' isolation, crystallization, and study of enzymes, proteins, and viruses. Northrop was a Professor of Bacteriology and Medical Physics, Emeritus at University of California, Berkeley.
Northrop committed suicide in Wickenberg, Arizona on 27 May 1987.