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Northrop

[nawr-thruh p] /ˈnɔr θrəp/
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1.
John Howard, 1891–1987, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1946.
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  • Col. Northrop told me to-day that unless the railroads were retaken and repaired, he could not feed the troops ten days longer.

  • Mallalieu went to Northrop's house to play cards at ten o'clock.

    The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher
  • However, upon digging for evidence, I have discovered that Northrop need not feel ashamed of us after all.

    The 1926 Tatler Various
  • May we live up to that name, may we carry on the standard of Northrop School.

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  • There was something I couldnt quite understand about the marble knight in Northrop church.

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Northrop in Medicine

Northrop Nor·throp (nôr'thrəp), John Howard. 1891-1987.

American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for discovering methods of producing pure enzymes and virus proteins.

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