TITLE

Neher, Erwin

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Neher, Erwin (1944-), a German biophysicist, shared the 1991 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with Bert Sakmann for developing the �patch clamp,� a revolutionary device that enables scientists to examine the transmission of signals that command and control cells. By illuminating the underlying causes of various conditions, the patch clamp technique revolutionized modern biology and facilitated research.
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37309194

 

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