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F. Frank LeFever flefever at ix.netcom.com
Wed Oct 21 20:11:56 EST 1998


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<Pine.BSF.4.05.9810210302400.3540-100000 at anonymoussender.no.such.domain
 Markus Collins <markus at fastcat.ml.org> writes: 
>
>
>On 21 Oct 1998, F. Frank LeFever wrote:
>> 
>> I am puzzled, however, by your statement that the first
>> neurotransmitter was discovered c. 25 years ago, by accident. Can
you
>> clarify?
>
>Yes, you're right.  I'm terribly sorry.
>
>I misquoted the date.
>
>I was refering to Otto Loewi's work in speculating
>the role of acetylcholine in the brain as
>neurotransmitter in 1920's.
>
>- Markus
>

Ah, yes--was that Loewi's "Vagus-stoff"? (no doubt I'm mis-spelling)
Fluid from one frog's heart influencing beating of another (isolated)
frog heart?



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