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Chiao Tsai

Chiao (Qiao) Tsai (Cai),  Chinese physiologist (Jieyang, Guangdong Province 10 November 1897 – 29 July 1990)
Authored over 100 papers

Discovered ventral tegmental area of Tsai, the central region in the visual sense and eyeball motional function

The optic tracts and centers of the opossum Didelphis virginiana. Journ. Comp. Neurol. 39(2):173-216, 1925

The descending tracts of the thalamus and midbrain of the opossum Didelphis virginiana. J. Comp. Neurol. 392:217-48, 1925


A comparative study of retention curves for motor habits. Comp. Psych. Monog. 2(11):29-121, 1924

The relative strength of the sex and hunger motives in the albino rat. J. Comp. Psych. 5:407, 1925

Carbohydrate metabolism of the liver. I. Glycogen and other carbohydrates in decapitated cats. Chin. J. Physiol. 7:215-26, 19

With Chun Yu Ling. The relative diffusibility of CO2 and O through various animal membranes. Chin. J. Physiol. 14(2):187-9, 1939

With C.Y. Ling. The density of animal tissues. Chin. J. Physiol. 14:39, 1939

The nature of antihemolytic substance in the plasma. Chin. J. Physiol. 16(2):165-78, 1941

 With T.I. Chen. The mechanism of haemostasis in peripheral vessels. J. Physiol. 107:280-8, 1947

The action of narcotics on the conduction of nerve impulses from a single end-organ. J. Physiol. 173:382, 1981