Loeb, Jacques


1859–1924 German ‐born physiologist best known for his work on artificial parthenogenesis in animals.

Keywords: mechanistic life processes; animal tropism; parthenogenesis

Further Reading

Loeb J (1912) The Mechanistic Conception of Life; Biological Essays. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Loeb J (1922) Proteins and the Theory of Colloidal Behavior. New York: McGraw‐Hill Book Company.

Lewis S (1925) Arrowsmith. New York: Grosset & Dunlap.

Osterhont WIV (1928) Jacques Loeb. Journal of General Physiology 8: ix–xcii.

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Sankaran, Neeraja(Apr 2001) Loeb, Jacques. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. http://www.els.net [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002859]