John Newport Langley
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|John Newport Langley|
2 November 1852|
|Died||5 November 1925
|Institutions||University of Cambridge|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge|
|Academic advisors||Michael Foster|
|Notable students||Walter Morley Fletcher
|Known for||Autonomic nervous system
|Notable awards||Royal Medal|
John Newport Langley (2 November 1852 – 5 November 1925) was a British physiologist. He spent his entire career at Cambridge University. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1883 and later its vice-president.
- Langley J.N. (1905) On the reaction of cells and of nerve-endings to certain poisons, chiefly as regards the reaction of striated muscle to nicotine and to curari. J Physiol, 33: 374–413.
- Maehle A.-H. (2004). “Receptive Substances”: John Newport Langley (1852–1925) and his Path to a Receptor Theory of Drug Action. Med Hist, 48: 153–174.
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- Katz, B. (1986). "Archibald Vivian Hill", Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oxford, p. 406