October 11, 1930


JAMA. 1930;95(15):1114. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02720150054023

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Meeting of the German Pharmacologic Society  The session of the Deutsche pharmakologische Gesellschaft, held in Königsberg under the chairmanship of Schüller of Cologne, offered many new and interesting features. Starkenstein of Prague discussed the "Problems of Inflammation from the Pharmacologic Point of View." H. Freund of Münster presented the "Pharmacologic Problems of Febrile Disorders"; Storm of Leyden and Hansen of Heidelberg considered the "Field of Allergy," while Schulemann of Elberfeld offered a paper on the "Problems of the Reticulo-Endothelium and Its Functions." Of the other individual addresses only brief mention can be made: E. Poulsson of Oslo reported on researches from which it is evident that the reserve of vitamin A in the females of mammals is much greater than in the males. Seel of Hamburg was able to isolate vitamin A in an extremely pure form, which can be kept, however, only when dissolved in oil. Chemically, it is

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