Prepared by Thorne M. Carpenter, Acting Director, Nutrition Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington. Carnegie Institution of Washington, Publication No. 303B. Third edition. Paper. Price, $1. Pp. 142. Washington, D. C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1939.
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Carpenter has collected from various sources tables, factors and formulas used by biologists in computing respiratory exchange and the transformation of energy. The fact that three editions of these tables have been found necessary indicates the convenience and value of such a compilation to workers in the general field of energy metabolism.
Tables, Factors and Formulas for Computing Respiratory Exchange and Biological Transformations of Energy. JAMA. 1940;114(24):2411. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810240065036