Paul Langerhans

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Paul Langerhans. German pathological anatomist 1847-1888.

Most of his work was in Berlin.

In 1869 he described the Islets of Langerhans, clumps of endocrine cells in the pancreas. This was not his only contribution of note.

See http://www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/1987.html

See also

Langerhans' cells

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