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Reference numberEC/1946/03
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TitleBrown, Sir George Lindor: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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CitationEarly work was devoted to the study of the motor innervation of the stomach. This led to an investigation of transmission through sympathetic ganglia, and this in turn, to a study of transmission from nerve to skeletal muscle. Modern electrical methods were applied to the analysis of the responses of excitable tissues to chemical agents, and so helped to give a sound basis to the conception of chemical transmission. This was followed by a study of the comparative physiology of nerve muscle. The knowledge of normal function so obtained was applied to the elucidation of the underlying fault in disease of the neuro-muscular system. Brown's war research has been of great scientific interest and practical importance.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. E Mellanby; C R Harington; E D Adrian; D Keilin; H W Florey; C H Andrewes; Joseph Barcroft; J H Parsons ( E J S)
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Brown, Sir George Lindor: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1877Brown; Sir; George Lindor (1903 - 1971); physiologist1903 - 1971
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