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Molecular Neurobiology

, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 5–13 | Cite as

Building a cathedral

Neuroscience and the legacy of leon wolfe
  • Matthew W. Spence
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Abstract

This article describes the scientific legacy of Dr. Leon Wolfe, with illustrations from his contributions to insect physiology, glycolipid, and eicosanoid biochemistry as well as to our understanding of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses and lysosomal storage diseases. In addition to the written record, Wolfe inspired all who knew him with his boundless imagination and enthusiasm for science and his ability to see the promise and potential of every experiment.

Index Entries

Insect physiology gangliosides eicosanoids neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses lysosomal storage diseases scientific legacy 

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