David Curtis

Affiliations: 
Pharmacology Australian National University, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia 
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Bio:

discovered amino acids as neurotransmitters
discovered bicuculline as GABA antagonist

Mean distance: 12.62 (cluster 6)
 
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Sir John Carew Eccles grad student ANU
 (Nobel Prize 1963)

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John W. Phillis grad student 1961 ANU
William D. Hutchison grad student 1986-1989 ANU
Jeffrey Clifton Watkins post-doc ANU Canberra (Chemistry Tree)
David Quastel research scientist ANU
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Curtis DR. (2003) John Carew Eccles, Nobel Laureate (1903-1997). Journal of Clinical Neuroscience : Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. 10: 171-3
Curtis DR, Andersen P. (2001) John Carew Eccles 1903-1997. Historical Records of Australian Science. 13: 439-73
Curtis DR, Andersen P. (2001) Sir John Carew Eccles, A.C. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. Royal Society (Great Britain). 47: 159-87
Curtis DR, Phillis JW, Watkins JC. (1997) Actions of amino-acids on the isolated hemisected spinal cord of the toad. 1961. British Journal of Pharmacology. 120: 204-25; discussion 2
Watkins JC, Curtis DR, Brand SS. (1977) Phosphonic analogues as antagonists of amino acid excitants. The Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 29: 324
Curtis DR, Duggan AW, Felix D, et al. (1972) Excitation of mammalian central neurones by acidic amino acids. Brain Research. 41: 283-301
Watkins JC, Curtis DR, Felix D. (1971) Effect of intracellular injection of pyridine nucleotides on electrical responses of cat spinal motoneurones. Brain Research. 35: 570-2
Watkins JC, Curtis DR, Biscoe TJ. (1966) Central effects of beta-N-oxalyl-alpha,beta-diaminopropionic acid and other lathyrus factors. Nature. 211: 637
Curtis DR, Ryall RW, Watkins JC. (1966) The action of cholinomimetics on spinal interneurones. Experimental Brain Research. 2: 97-106
Curtis DR, Watkins JC. (1965) The pharmacology of amino acids related to gamma-aminobutyric acid. Pharmacological Reviews. 17: 347-91
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