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Eccles, John Carew (1903–1997)




John Carew Eccles
Australian physiologist who shared the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Alan Hodgkin and Andrew Huxley. Using their findings, he had been able to establish the chemical bases of the electrical changes during the transmission of nerve impulses across the synapses.


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