w.g. sumner

Sumner

[suhm-ner]
noun
1.
Charles, 1811–74, U.S. statesman.
2.
James Batcheller [bach-uh-ler] , 1887–1955, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize 1946.
3.
William Graham, 1840–1910, U.S. sociologist and economist.
4.
a male given name.
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Sumner Sum·ner (sŭm'nər), James Batcheller. 1887-1955.

American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on crystallizing enzymes.

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