Raymond P. Ahlquist

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1914 – 1983

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Who was Raymond P. Ahlquist?

Raymond Perry Ahlquist was an American pharmacist and pharmacologist. He published seminal work in 1948 that divided adrenoceptors into α- and β-adrenoceptor subtypes. This discovery explained the activity of several existing drugs and also laid the ground work for new drugs including the widely prescribed beta blockers.

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Born
1914
Missoula
Education
  • University of Washington
Died
Apr 1, 1983
Augusta

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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