The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1946

James Batcheller Sumner

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Prize share: 1/2

John Howard Northrop

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Prize share: 1/4

Wendell Meredith Stanley

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Prize share: 1/4

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1946 was divided, one half awarded to James Batcheller Sumner "for his discovery that enzymes can be crystallized", the other half jointly to John Howard Northrop and Wendell Meredith Stanley "for their preparation of enzymes and virus proteins in a pure form."

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