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Loewi, Otto

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Pronunciation: /ˈləʊi
 
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Definition of Loewi, Otto in English:

( 1873–1961), American pharmacologist and physiologist, born in Germany. He was the first to show that a chemical neurotransmitter is produced at the junction between a parasympathetic nerve and a muscle. This he identified as the substance acetylcholine. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1936, shared with Sir Henry Dale).

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