A research trail over half a century.

  title={A research trail over half a century.},
  author={Robert F. Furchgott},
  journal={Annual review of pharmacology and toxicology},
The author describes his major research activities from the time of his PhD thesis work (1937-1940) on properties of erythrocyte membranes to the present. His involvement in research on circulatory shock during World War II led to a continuing interest in the physiology and pharmacology of smooth muscle and cardiac muscle. From 1956 to 1978, his main areas of research were photorelaxation of blood vessels, factors influencing contractility of cardiac muscle, peripheral adrenergic mechanisms… CONTINUE READING
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