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Ehrmann's test

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Biological demonstration of adrenalin on frogs' eyes. Based on the fact that adrenalin elicits a maximum dilation of the pupil in frogs.


  • R. Ehrmann:
    Über eine psykologische Wertbestimmung des Adrenalin und seinen Nachweis im Blut.
    Archiv für experimentelle Patholgie und Pharmakologie, 1905, 53: 96-111.
  • S. J. Meltzer, in:
    American Journal of Physiology, Bethesda MD, 1904, 11: 28.
Samuel James Meltzer, German-American physiologist, 1851-1920.

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