|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine|
|Number:||47 - 0|
|Name:||Sir Charles S Sherrington|
|University:||University of Oxford|
|Country:||UNITED KINGDOM (GB)|
|Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1932|
|Motivation:||Work on the physiology of the nervous system: reciprocal antagonist innervation, "rebound" stimulation, plastic tonus, decerebrate rigidity, role of reflexes in movement and posture, importance of proprioceptors for the function of the rhythmic centra, "recruitment" and myotactic reflexes.|
|Comments:||H. Gertz evaluation included R. Magnus and A. de Kleijn.|
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