Miescher

[ mēshər ]
Johann Friedrich 1844-1895

Swiss physiologist who discovered (1869) nucleic acid.
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Examples from the Web for miescher

  • About ten years previously Miescher found similar bodies in the muscles of the mouse.

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
  • Miescher, particularly, has described the want of oxygen as a specific stimulus to the production of erythrocytes.

  • We find, however, a more remarkable instance in the Monostomum bijugum of Miescher.