hodgkin, sir alan lloyd

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hodgkin, sir alan lloyd

English physiologist and biophysicist, who received (with Andrew Fielding Huxley and Sir John Eccles) the 1963 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the chemical processes responsible for the passage of impulses along individual nerve fibres.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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