Definition of Euler, Ulf Svante von in English:

Euler, Ulf Svante von

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Pronunciation: /ˈɔɪlə
( 1905–83), Swedish physiologist, the son of Hans Euler-Chelpin. He was the first to discover a prostaglandin, which he isolated from semen. Euler also identified noradrenaline as the principal chemical neurotransmitter of the sympathetic nervous system. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1970).

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