Greenstein, Jesse Philip
GREENSTEIN, JESSE PHILIP
GREENSTEIN, JESSE PHILIP (1902–1959), U.S. biochemist. Born in New York, Greenstein worked at Harvard, Kaiser Wilhelm Institute in Berlin, and the University of California before joining the National Cancer Institute, where from 1946 he was head of the biochemical laboratory. His most important fields of research were polypeptides and the biochemistry of cancer.