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May 9, 1931

Recent Advances in Biochemistry.

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By John Pryde, B.Sc., M.Sc., Lecturer in Physiological Chemistry, Welsh National School of Medicine, University of Wales. Third edition. Cloth. Price, $3.50. Pp. 393, with 42 illustrations. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston's Son & Company, Inc., 1931.

JAMA. 1931;96(19):1645. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720450087032

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Abstract

The publication of three editions, to say nothing of a Spanish translation, within five years, is sufficient evidence that this summary of progress in biochemistry is filling a widespread demand. In this edition are two new chapters: one on protein structure and proteolytic enzymes, the other on the bile acids and sterols, in place of chapters on colloids and the physical chemistry of proteins, and on chemotherapy. Good choice of the material chosen for presentation, conservatism in the evaluation of evidence, and clear, concise presentation, account for the usefulness of this recurrent analysis of the vast deluge of biochemical literature. Of particular interest to physicians are the chapters on the vitamins and on the chemical basis of immunologic reactions.

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