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Camillo Golgi

(1843—1926) Italian histologist and anatomist


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(1843–1926)

An Italian physician who developed a method for staining nerve cells with silver nitrate and who first demonstrated the existence of the branching processes named after him (Golgi body). In 1906 he was awarded (jointly with S. Ramón y Cajal) the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his research into the structure of the nervous system.

http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/articles/golgi/index.html Biography of Camillo Golgi.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.


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