Yngve Zotterman

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Yngve Zotterman (20 September 1898 in Vadstena - 13 March 1982 in Stockholm)[1][2] was a Swedish neurophysiologist who received his medical training at the Karolinska Institute. He conducted pioneering studies on nerve conduction. He then worked on sensory function of skin, particularly related to pain and heat and neurochemistry of taste buds.[3]

He was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in 1949, and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1953.

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  1. ^ Zotterman, Yngve (1969). Touch, Tickle and Pain, Part I. Oxford: Pergamon Press. p. 269. 
  2. ^ Schmidt-Nielsen, Knut (1982). "Yngve Zotterman" (PDF). The Physiologist 25 (5): 431. Retrieved 2008-06-02. 
  3. ^ Zotterman, Yngve (1971). Touch, Tickle and Pain, Part II. Oxford: Pergamon Press. p. 293.