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James B. Sumner Ph.D.

James B. Sumner Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1946
co-nobelists John H. Northrop, Wendell M. Stanley


A biographical memoir by Leonard A. Maynard, National Academy of Sciences bio 13 pages, 23 pages total.

Image: Drawing: Newton Llorente

Name: James Batcheller Sumner
Birth: 19 November 1887, Canton, MA, USA
Death: 12 August 1955, Buffalo, NY, USA
Institution: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Award: "for his discovery that enzymes can be crystallized"
Subject: biochemistry
Portion of Cash: 1/3