Andrew Huxley

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English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)

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3] In 1973, Sir Andrew Huxley, himself addressed some unexplained issues of this theory.
Longfin squid were used by Andrew Huxley and Alan Hodgkin in their groundbreaking study of the squid giant axon to reveal the ionic mechanism of action potentials, and continue to serve as a model organism in neurological research (Hodgkin & Huxley 1952).
Andrew HUXLEY, had passed away on May 30, 2012; the members rose from their seats in silence, expressing profound sense of grief.
Robin, whose practice is based at Cambo near Wallington, said: "Geoffrey and his friends Nigel Bicknell and Andrew Huxley persuaded Sir Charles to let them build the Great Wallington Railway in the West Wood.
Recorder Peter Cooke told 35-year-old Andrew Huxley he had to pass a sentence to "protect the public" because of his "uncontrolled and cruel" violence in domestic sit-uations,.