Loewi
biographical name Otto 1873-1961 American (German-born) pharmacologist

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  • Loewi — is a surname, and may refer to:* Fiona Loewi * Otto Loewiee also* Loewy * Löwe …   Wikipedia

  • Loewi —   [ løːvi], Otto, deutsch amerikanischer Physiologe und Pharmakologe, * Frankfurt am Main 3. 6. 1873, ✝ New York 25. 12. 1961; ab 1909 Professor in Graz und ab 1939 am University College of Medicine in New York; befasste sich v. a. mit dem… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Loewi — Otto …   Scientists

  • Loewi — Loewi, Otto …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Loewi — Otto Loewi (* 3. Juni 1873 in Frankfurt am Main; † 25. Dezember 1961 in New York) war ein österreichisch/deutsch amerikanischer Pharmakologe. Für ihre Entdeckungen bei der chemischen Übertragung der Nervenimpulse erhielten er und Henry H. Dale… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Loewi — noun United States pharmacologist (born in Germany) who was the first to show that acetylcholine is produced at the junction between a parasympathetic nerve and a muscle (1873 1961) • Syn: ↑Otto Loewi • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pharmacologist,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Loewi — /loh ee/; Ger. /lue vee/, n. Otto /ot oh/; Ger. /awt oh/, 1873 1961, German pharmacologist in the U.S.: Nobel prize for medicine 1936. * * * …   Universalium

  • Loewi — /ˈloʊi/ (say lohee) noun Otto, 1893–1961, German born pharmacologist working in the US; Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1936 (with Sir Henry Hallett Dale) for establishing the role of acetylcholine in transmitting nerve impulses …   Australian English dictionary

  • LOEWI, OTTO — (1873–1961), pharmacologist and Nobel laureate in physiology and medicine. Loewi was born in Frankfurt on the Main but became a U.S. citizen in 1946. He graduated in medicine at the University of Strasbourg (then in Germany). After initial… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Loewi , Otto — (1873–1961) German–American physiologist Loewi was born at Frankfurt am Main in Germany and qualified in medicine at the University of Strasbourg before taking up professorships in physiology and pharmacology at Vienna and Graz Universities. For… …   Scientists

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