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Birthdays July 26

Today is the birthday of Robert Remak, born in 1815, he is responsible for the three germ layer tissue theory: endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm. He also discovered unmyelinated nerve fibers in the heart that are now called Remak’s ganglia, he discovered that the origin of cells is by cell division of preexisting cells.

Paul Walden, born in 1863, invented the walden inversion in stereochemistry

And Lenka Kotkova, born in 1973, she discovered the asteroid, 60001 Adelka

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