John Gordon—A greatly undervalued complement pioneer

John Gordon—A greatly undervalued complement pioneer Immunobiology 223 (2018) 524–525 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Immunobiology journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/imbio Peter J. Lachmann Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES, United Kingdom ARTIC L E I NF O Keywords: John Gordon Biography Complement history 1. John (Johnny) Gordon 1895-1956 but concentrated on the microbiology of cheese making where he made important discoveries about the harmful role of bacteriophages This year marks the sixty second anniversary of the death of John (Robertson, 2000). Arthur Wormall spent some years in Africa − of Gordon. He was a major figure in complement research in the 1920s which more later − and in 1936 went to Bart’s as professor of Bio- and later and his role in early complement research has been largely chemistry. He was elected FRS in 1956 for his work particularly on the forgotten. This is wholly unjustified as he was a major contributor to use of radiolabelled proteins (Morgan and Francis, 1966). In London he the field whose work deserves to be adequately recognised (Fig. 1). did no further work on complement. John Gordon was born in Leeds on 20 October 1895. His parents The first paper that this trio wrote, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Immunobiology Elsevier

John Gordon—A greatly undervalued complement pioneer

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier GmbH
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0171-2985
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1878-3279
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10.1016/j.imbio.2018.03.001
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Immunobiology 223 (2018) 524–525 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Immunobiology journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/imbio Peter J. Lachmann Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES, United Kingdom ARTIC L E I NF O Keywords: John Gordon Biography Complement history 1. John (Johnny) Gordon 1895-1956 but concentrated on the microbiology of cheese making where he made important discoveries about the harmful role of bacteriophages This year marks the sixty second anniversary of the death of John (Robertson, 2000). Arthur Wormall spent some years in Africa − of Gordon. He was a major figure in complement research in the 1920s which more later − and in 1936 went to Bart’s as professor of Bio- and later and his role in early complement research has been largely chemistry. He was elected FRS in 1956 for his work particularly on the forgotten. This is wholly unjustified as he was a major contributor to use of radiolabelled proteins (Morgan and Francis, 1966). In London he the field whose work deserves to be adequately recognised (Fig. 1). did no further work on complement. John Gordon was born in Leeds on 20 October 1895. His parents The first paper that this trio wrote,

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ImmunobiologyElsevier

Published: Aug 1, 2018

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