October 6, 1934

Annual Review of Biochemistry

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Edited by James Murray Luck. Volume III. Cloth. Price, $5. Pp. 558. Stanford University, California: Stanford University Press, 1934.

JAMA. 1934;103(14):1094. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750400062033

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The third volume of this valuable series is as welcome and excellent as the previous Annual Reviews. The advisory committee has adopted the wise policy of attempting to obtain only true reviews of the most important papers with the most direct bearing on the subject rather than to prepare elaborate and noncritical compendiums. As a result, certain special and important papers may not be included in current issues of the Review, but it is to be expected that such papers may be included in special reviews at a later date. The present volume follows the same general plan as in previous issues with the exception that several timely special reviews have been included and several new contributors have been added or substituted. The four new reviews, that is, the chemistry of the sterols, bile acids and other natural fats and oils by O. Rosenheim and H. King, another on biochemical

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