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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

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Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2016; 62(3): 92-98


TWO FATES OF OUTSTANDING WOMEN RESEARCHERS. (THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF PROF. I.V.TORSKAYA AND 106 ANNIVERSARY OF PROF. R.LEVI-MONTALCINI)

V. Berezovskyi

    O.O.Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.15407/fz62.03.092

Abstract

It is described a way of life and scientific development of I.V.Torskaya during the period of study in Moscow (1934- 1940 years) and during the Second World War (1941-1945 years). Particular attention is paid to the Kiev period of the I.V.Torskaya scientific activities, in particular, the study of cells of the central nervous system (CNS) during resuscitation after clinical death and later life. She first showed the possibility of amitotyc division of CNS neurons (1956) and hypothesized the existence of neurosecretory factors that stimulate cell proliferation. The results of her research have been questioned. Much later (1986) for similar studies R.Levi- Montalcini and S.Koen received the Nobel Prize.

Keywords: amitotyc division CNS neurons; cell proliferation; growth factor of nerve tissue.

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