TITLE

Richet, Charles Robert

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Richet, Charles Robert (1850-1935) was a French physiologist, a scientist who studies how living things function. He won the 1913 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in recognition of his work on anaphylaxis, a rare, life-threatening allergic reaction that affects the whole body. The reaction develops rapidly after two or more exposures to an allergen (substance that causes an allergic reaction).
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37309444

 

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