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Konrad Akert

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Universität Zürich, Zürich, ZH, Switzerland 
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Konrad Akert, 1919-, neurosurgeon. Moved to the US from Zurich in 1951, where he taught at Johns Hopkins and the University of Wisconsin. While at Wisconsin he played an important part in guiding the university's important collection of mammalian brains - one of the major such collections in the world. In 1961 he returned to Zurich, where he oversaw the establishment of the Institute for Brain Research at the Federal Institute of Technology.

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Akert K. (1993) August Forel--cofounder of the neuron theory (1848-1931). Brain Pathology (Zurich, Switzerland). 3: 425-30
Bennett MV, Sandri C, Akert K. (1989) Fine structure of the tuberous electroreceptor of the high-frequency electric fish, Sternarchus albifrons (gymnotiformes). Journal of Neurocytology. 18: 265-83
Yasargil GM, Akert K, Sandri C. (1986) Further morphological (freeze-fracture) evidence for an impulse generating function of Mauthner axon collaterals in the tench (Tinca tinca L.) spinal cord. Neuroscience Letters. 71: 43-7
Chuang HH, Chuang-Tseng MP, Wu WL, et al. (1985) Coupling of gap junctions by induction of impulse conductivity in cultured epithelium of newt embryo (Cynops orientalis). Cell and Tissue Research. 241: 25-9
Greeff NG, Akert K, Sandri C. (1985) Cytochemical evidence for an inhomogeneous distribution of sodium channels in the squid giant axon. Neuroscience Letters. 57: 153-7
Yasargil GM, Greeff NG, Luescher HR, et al. (1982) The structural correlate of saltatory conduction along the Mauthner axon in the tench (Tinca tinca L.): identification of nodal equivalents at the axon collaterals. The Journal of Comparative Neurology. 212: 417-24
Akert K. (1982) Dynamic changes of membrane structure in chemically and electrotonically transmitting synapses. Experientia. 38: 1408-15
Chuang-Tseng MP, Chuang HH, Sandri C, et al. (1982) Gap junctions and impulse propagation in embryonic epithelium of Amphibia. A freeze-etching study. Cell and Tissue Research. 225: 249-58
Milos G, Akert K. (1982) [Neurobiological principles of binocular space perception. Historical review on the development of the concept and knowledge]. Schweizer Archiv FüR Neurologie, Neurochirurgie Und Psychiatrie = Archives Suisses De Neurologie, Neurochirurgie Et De Psychiatrie. 130: 39-67
Grob P, Büttner-Ennever J, Lang W, et al. (1982) A comparison of the retrograde tracer properties of [125I] wheat germ agglutinin (WGA) with HRP after injection into the corpus callosum. Brain Research. 236: 193-8
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