The Genesis of the Concept of Chemical Neurotransmission

The Genesis of the Concept of Chemical Neurotransmission

Historical Perspectives Although the first suggestion that a chemical transmitter might be involved with synaptic events was made by the legendary physiologist Emil du Bois-Reymond in the late 1850’s, the development of the concept of chemical synaptic transmission probably began in 1901 by John Newport Langley. A renowned British figure in the annals of Physiology/Pharmacology, […]