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(bĕn-ăs′ər-əf), Baruj Born 1920.
Venezuelan-born American immunologist. He shared a 1980 Nobel Prize for discoveries concerning cell structure that enhanced understanding of the immunological system, resulting in higher success rates in organ transplantation.
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Heyting, Arend (1983), "The Intuitionist Foundations of Mathematics," in Paul Benacerraf and Hilary Putnam (eds.), Philosophy of Mathematics: Selected Readings.
Benacerraf, "Adenomyosis: sonographic findings and diagnostic accuracy," Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, vol.
Tania Benacerraf, director of behavioral health and child welfare programs at Hope Street Family Center, stated, 'We tend to overlook mental health and needs,' explaining that adults do not always pay attention to mental care.
Among the topics are Aristotle on Zeno's paradoxes, Kant on the transcendental schema and number, Wittgenstein from Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics, Benacerraf's "What Numbers Could Not Be," and Heck's "Frege's Theorem: An Introduction." ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Inhibition of humoral response to SRBCs indicated decrease in the response of macrophage, T and B lymphocytes which are key players in antibody synthesis (Benacerraf, 1978).
Benacerraf, P., 1973, "Mathematical Truth", Journal of Philosophy, vol.
He is led to a discussion of the contributions of Paul Benacerraf and the Bourbaki school to set theory and of Emmy Noether's achievement in abstract algebra.