Ulf von Euler Autograph

SKU: 8010438

Sale priceSFr.150,00


Printed scientific article with autograph note signed, seven pages, 8,25 x 11,75 inch, articles titled `Historical notes` by Ulf von Euler, Department of Physiology (Karolinska Institute), (1976), written and signed on the front page in blue ink "Handschriften habe ich keine, aber dieses Manuskript ist ja auch gewissermassen handgeschrieben? - Frau Ilse Fiethelm, Für Ihre Sammlung! - U. Euler", with mild signs of wear - in fine to very fine condition. 

Further Information on the person

(1905-1983) Swedish physiologist and pharmacologist. Nobel Prize in Medicine 1970 for his work on neurotransmitters

Year of Birth: 1905

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Ulf von Euler was a Swedish physiologist and pharmacologist who was born on February 7, 1905, in Stockholm, Sweden. He was born into a family of scientists, as his father was a pioneering physiologist and his grandfather was a renowned mathematician.

Von Euler studied medicine at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and received his medical degree in 1930. He then went on to pursue a career in research, focusing on the field of physiology and pharmacology.

One of von Euler's most significant contributions to science was his discovery of the neurotransmitter called noradrenaline, which plays a crucial role in the nervous system. This groundbreaking discovery helped advance our understanding of how nerve cells communicate with each other.

In addition to his work on noradrenaline, von Euler also made important contributions to our understanding of prostaglandins and their role in the body. His research laid the foundation for further studies in the field of pharmacology and physiology.

Throughout his career, von Euler received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1970. He passed away on March 9, 1983, leaving behind a lasting legacy in the field of science and medicine.

Ulf von Euler's work continues to inspire and influence scientists and researchers in the fields of physiology and pharmacology to this day. His dedication to scientific inquiry and his groundbreaking discoveries have left an indelible mark on the world of science.

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