Metchnikoff


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Metchnikoff

?lie . 1845--1916, Russian bacteriologist in France. He formulated the theory of phagocytosis and shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1908
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His theory has yet to be proved: Metchnikoff, who ate up to a gallon of yogurt each day, died at age 71.
Canadian scientists Gregor Reid, PhD, and Andrew Bruce, MD, FRCS(C), have won the prestigious Metchnikoff Prize for discovering and developing Lactobacillus rhamno-sus GR-1 and Lactobacillus reuteri RC-14.
Approximately 100 years ago, Elie Metchnikoff, the father of immunology, investigated intestinal microbes as causative agents in aging, a process he called "autointoxication.
According to the majority of investigators, the chief source of the exudate cells, "the macrophages," as they were called many years ago by Metchnikoff,(5) are the local fixed cells of the connective tissue.
Sixteen educational chapters are devoted to raw food pioneers and health legends such as Ann Wigmore, Andy Szalay, Elie Metchnikoff, Edward Howell and many others who bravely paved the way for the raw movement despite opposition and skepticism.
Eli Metchnikoff, the Nobel laureate Father of Probiotic Research.
Carasso was well aware of the scientific advances being made with fermented milk through the work of Elie Metchnikoff at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France.
The Russian biologist Elie Metchnikoff had previously described the process of phagocytosis by observing the ingestion of bacteria by mammalian leukocytes.
As a natural component of cultured milk products, probiotics have been around for thousands of years, but they first came under the modern microscope in the early 20th century, when Nobel prize winning scientist Eli Metchnikoff discovered a possible correlation between Bulgarians' renowned longevity and their regular consumption of yogurt.