Michel Valentin

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Previously we cloned membrane associated (M(r) 62000-67000) polypeptides from pig (pRS1), rabbit (rbRS1) and man (hRS1) which modified transport activities that were expressed in Xenopus laevis oocytes by the Na(+)-D-glucose cotransporter SGLT1 and/or the organic cation transporter OCT2. These effects were dependent on the species of RS1 and on the target(More)
Marcelin Berthelot has written that Lavoisier's physiological revolution has been nearly as important as his chemical one. Moreover he went beyond theoretical researches by a continual approach of labour and human environment, making himself a real precursor of ergonomics. Thus indeed can be considered his works on lighting, room aeration, hospitals(More)
In the legend which grows about Laennec, and also in the remote remembrance preserved in his family, the fame of his father Théophile-Marie remained very unfavorable, appearing to have been a light-headed man unable to do anything. However the studies of Madame Le Douget, magistrate in Quimper, show nevertheless a courageous and efficient judge, opponent to(More)
Too frequently seen as an underknowledge, History of Sciences and Medicine may be quite on the contrary see understood as anmatter exemplary matter of instruction for students and practicians. This paper shows how it is possible to interpret difficult cases by a good knowledge of very old medical and historical stories, and the example of past diseases(More)
  • M Valentin
  • Bulletin de l'Académie nationale de médecine
  • 1995
During her short life (1776-1793), the Royal Society of Medicine of Paris brought forth which will become Occupational Medicine. It was indeed at the meetings of the Royal Society that Fourcroy presented in 1776 the french translation of "De morbis artificum diatriba" from Ramazzini (1701), with introduction and notes showing evolution of knowledge. Then,(More)
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