Greengard, Paul

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Paul, U.S. biochemist, 1925–, joint winner of 2000 Nobel Prize for work related to nervous system signal transduction.
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Paul Greengard directs the Foundation's team of scientists who have been at the forefront of Alzheimer's research, providing the conceptual framework for understanding the disease.
Por su parte, Paul Greengard descubrio que los neurotransmisores como la dopamina, son modificados a su paso de una neurona a otra, si se les agregan o no fosfatos; entonces se producen cambios tanto en la forma como en la funcion de las proteinas, de tal manera que se pueden enviar mensajes de una neurona a otra.
Kandel of Columbia University, and Paul Greengard of Rockefeller University in New York City.
Swede Arvid Carlsson and Americans, Paul Greengard and Eric Kandel will share the pounds 625,000 prize for their pioneering discoveries concerning the way brain cells send messages to each other, called 'slow synaptic transmission.