Ulf Svante von Euler discovered ndogenous active substances like Prostaglandin, Vesiglandin

Ulf Svante von Euler – discoverer of noradrenaline neurochemical

Article on Ulf Svante von Euler

Biography & contributions


Ulf Svante von Euler was born on February 07, 1905


Euler was a Swedish physiologist and pharmacologist


In 1961 He got Gairdner Prize


In 1965 Euler received Jahre Prize


In 1967 He won Stouffer Prize


He worked on


  • Activation and storage mechanisms of neurotransmitters
  • Chemicals that stimulate nerve or muscle cells


In 1936 Euler received Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discoveries relating to the chemical transmission of nerve impulses


Euler discovered four endogenous active substances like

  • Prostaglandin
  • Vesiglandin
  • Piperidine
  • Noradrenaline


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