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Sir Henry Hallet Dale

Dale, Sir Henry Hallet (1875–1968), British biologist who discovered and described the properties of acetylcholine, an agent in the chemical transmission of nerve impulses. In 1936 he shared the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with Otto Loewi.

See also: Biology.

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