The Discovery of Chemical Neurotransmitters

@article{Valenstein2002TheDO,
  title={The Discovery of Chemical Neurotransmitters},
  author={Elliot S. Valenstein},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2002},
  volume={49},
  pages={73-95}
}
  • E. Valenstein
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain and Cognition
Neurotransmitters have become such an intrinsic part of our theories about brain function that many today are unaware of how difficult it was to prove their existence or the protracted dispute over the nature of synaptic transmission. The story is important not only because it is fascinating science history, but also because it exemplifies much of what is best in science and deserving to be emulated. The friendships formed among such major figures in this history as Henry Dale, Otto Loewi… Expand
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