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Bernard Katz

University College London, London, United Kingdom 
Synaptic Physiology
"Bernard Katz"

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1970 was awarded jointly to Sir Bernard Katz, Ulf von Euler and Julius Axelrod for their discoveries concerning the humoral transmittors in the nerve terminals and the mechanism for their storage, release and inactivation.

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Archibald Vivian Hill grad student 1935-1939 UCL
John Carew Eccles post-doc 1939-1944 ANU


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Graham Hoyle research assistant UCL
William Burke grad student
Jose del Castillo grad student UCL
John G. Nicholls grad student UCL
Enrico Stefani grad student UCL
Paul Fatt grad student 1948-1952 UCL
A Robert Martin grad student 1955 UCL
Ian M. Cooke post-doc UCL
Edwin Furshpan post-doc University College London
Timothy H. Goldsmith post-doc UCL
Alan D. Grinnell post-doc UCLA
Richard K. Orkand post-doc
David Potter post-doc UCL
Lawrence W. Stark post-doc UCL
Tomoyuki Takahashi post-doc UCL
Stephen Thesleff post-doc UCL
Robert S. Zucker post-doc UCL
William J. Betz post-doc 1969-1971 UCL
Dale Purves post-doc 1971-1973 UCL
Bert Sakmann post-doc 1971-1973 UCL
John Heuser post-doc 1969-1974 UCL
Francisco Javier Alvarez-Leefmans post-doc 1977-1979 UCL
Stuart G. Cull-Candy post-doc 1976-1982 UCL


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David Colquhoun collaborator UCL
Cameron Gundersen collaborator UCL, UK
Alan Lloyd Hodgkin collaborator
Ricardo Miledi collaborator UC Irvine
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Katz B, Schmitt OH. (2007) Electric interaction between two adjacent nerve fibres. The Journal of Physiology. 97: 471-88
Katz B. (2003) Neural transmitter release: from quantal secretion to exocytosis and beyond.. Journal of Neurocytology. 32: 437-46
DEL CASTILLO J, KATZ B. (2003) The effect of magnesium on the activity of motor nerve endings. The Journal of Physiology. 124: 553-9
BURKE W, KATZ B, MACHNE X. (2003) The effect of quaternary ammonium ions on crustacean nerve fibres. The Journal of Physiology. 122: 588-98
DEL CASTILLO J, KATZ B. (2002) A comparison of acetylcholine and stable depolarizing agents. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 146: 362-8
DEL CASTILLO J, KATZ B. (2002) The identity of intrinsic and extrinsic acetylcholine receptors in the motor end-plate. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 146: 357-61
DEL CASTILLO L, KATZ B. (2002) A study of curare action with an electrical micromethod. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 146: 339-56
Katz B. (1993) On neurotransmitter secretion Interdisciplinary Science Reviews. 18: 359-364
Katz B. (1986) Bayliss‐Starling memorial lecture (1985). Reminiscences of a physiologist, 50 years after The Journal of Physiology. 370: 1-12
Bowman OJ, Katz B. (1984) Hand strength and prone extension in right-dominant, 6 to 9 year olds. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy : Official Publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 38: 367-76
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