Introduction Russian microbiologist Elie Metchnikoff
is believed to have first coined the term "gerontology" - the comprehensive multidisciplinary study of aging and older adults - in 1903.
(34) Destaca el hecho de que tanto Juan Soler y Roig como Jose Maria Bandera hayan escrito sus textos antes que el microbiologo ruso Ellie Metchnikoff
, quien propuso algunas teorias acerca del envejecimiento y acuno el termino gerontologia.
to Monsanto and beyond: The path of microbial control.
(1845-1916) was a Russian-born scientist who developed an interest in the study of beneficial microbes.
The Theory of Metchnikoff
proposed that phagocytes ingested and destroyed invading bacteria and therefore provided the basis of innate cellular immunity.
In 1908, Metchnikoff
(1) in his thesis dissertation entitled "The prolongation of life" associated the systematic ingestion of Bulgarian fermented milk and yoghurt to the longevity of the Caucasian people, recognizing the health profits of dairy fermented foods.
Section two, 'The Making of the Work', offers a fascinating depiction of interwoven scientific, literary, political and family networks, introducing the stellar cast of Reclus's networks of collaborators--his own family, as well as Paul Robin, James Guillaume, Peter Kropotkin and Leon Metchnikoff
. Ferretti's extensive primary research across a wide range of sources allows him to describe their working relationships and the personal bonds underpinning them.
Since their initial description by Elie Metchnikoff
as immune cells mediating phagocytosis , we now know that macrophage function is not restricted to simply engulfing unicellular pathogens such as bacteria and protozoa but represents a large and heterogeneous family of cell subsets displaying different functions in physiological and pathological processes.
The immunologist Elie Metchnikoff
was the first to defend that the ingestion of fermented milk (i.e., yogurt) prepared with Bacillus bulgaricus increases health and prolong life span.
Probiotics: 100 years (1907-2007) after Elie Metchnikoff
26), at the same time laying claim to anarchist geographies' roots and genealogies, including figures such as Pyotr Kropotkin (1842-1921), Elisee Reclus (1830-1905), Lev Mecnikov/Leon Metchnikoff
(1838-1888) and others (Pelletier, 2013; Springer, 2016).
Constatacao essa que tambem reforcada pelo medico Elie Metchnikoff
(26), ganhador do premio Nobel da Medicina em 1908, em razao de seus estudos sobre o envelhecimento.