Alan Lloyd Hodgkin
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Definition of the noun alan lloyd hodgkin
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- English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
Who is Alan Lloyd Hodgkin?
Alan Lloyd Hodgkin: Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, OM, KBE, PRS was an English physiologist and biophysicist, who shared the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Andrew Huxley and John Eccles.
- also known as Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin
- born on (101 years ago) in Banbury
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Biophysicist, physicist, physiologist
- died on (17 years ago) in Cambridge
- some of the awards:
- Copley Medal (In recognition of his discovery of the mechanism of excitation and impulse conduction in nerve, and his outstanding leadership in the development of neurophysiology.)
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by Elizabeth H. Oakes
English Neurophysiologist Alan Lloyd Hodgkin collaborated with Sir andrew fielding huxley to determine the mechanics of nerve impulses, confirming earlier theories of neural resting and action potentials.
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