Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1939
Number:60 - 0
 
Nominee 1:
Name:John H Northrop
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1891
Year, Death:1987
Profession:dept head
University:Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (now Rockefeller University)
City:New York
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1946
 
Nominee 2:
Name:James B Sumner
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1887
Year, Death:1955
Profession:prof biochemistry
University:Cornell University
City:Ithaca
State:NY
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1946
 
Motivation:Northrop: The purification, crystallization and method of action of pepsin and trypsin, as well as the purification of their pro-enzymes. Sumner: The purification and crystallization of the enzyme urease and the study of its action.
 
Nominator:
Name:Carl F Cori
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1896
Year, Death:1984
Profession:prof pharmacology, Nobel Laureate med 1947
University:Washington
City:Saint Louis
State:MO
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
Comments: Evaluation 1: Northrop Evaluation 2: Sumner
 

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