|Birthname||Rudolf Albert Martin Böhm|
|born on||19 May 1844 at 02:15 (= 02:15 AM )|
|Place||Nördlingen, Germany, 48n51, 10e30|
|Timezone||LMT m10e30 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||28°08' 16°32 Asc. 01°15'|
German pharmacologist, known for his work in the field of experimental pharmacology. His main research dealt with the pharmacological and toxicological properties of substances of plant origin and their effect(s) on the animal organism. He conducted extensive studies on the actions of digitalis, muscarine (a product of certain mushrooms), choline and curare. In 1895 he classified curare into three groups; "calabush curares" (usually taken from the family Loganiaceae, Strychnos species), "tubo curares" (derived from the family Menispermaceae) and "pot curares" (mixed Menispermaceae and Loganiaceae substances). He also performed significant research of carbohydrate metabolism.
He died on 19 August 1926 in Bad Kohlgrub, aged 82.
GraZia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
- Vocation : Education : Researcher
- Vocation : Science : Biology (Pharmacologist)
- Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction