Reference numberEC/1944/08
Previous numbersCert XV, 78; A02758
TitleGlenny, Alexander Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation refers to an attached list of publications which is no longer attached.
CitationDistinguished for his work in immunology, and its application to the active immunisation of man and animals against diphtheria and tetanus
Among his major contributions to knowledge are (1) the development of the principle of the primary and secondary stimulus (2) the effect of formalin on diphtheria toxin and the use of formol toxoid as the basis of diptheria antigens (3) the discovery of alum precipitated toxoid (4) the theory and practice of the Schick test (5) the rate of disappearance of antibodies from the blood (6) the avidity of antibodies (7) the identification of different toxins produced by certain bacterial species, and their antibodies. A list of 67 papers is appended.
ProposersFrom general knowledge. C H Kellaway (A V H); F M Burnet (A V H)
From personal knowledge. Percival Hartley; Charles J Martin; J C G Ladingham; Sheldon F Dudley; W E Gye; Paul Fildes; James Walter McLeod; Charles Todd; J Harold Bunn (A V H)
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Glenny, Alexander Thomas: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA651Glenny; Alexander Thomas (1882 - 1965)1882 - 1965
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