[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.166.48.3. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
September 8, 1928

Creatine and Creatinine.

JAMA. 1928;91(10):749. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02700100061037

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

In this excellent monograph the author has successfully carried out his plan, as indicated in the preface, to give a complete account of the chemistry and distribution in nature of creatine and creatinine and to try to evaluate fairly the present views as to the physiologic significance of these two substances. In the first chapter the history involved in the discovery and elucidation of the constitution of creatine and creatinine is thoroughly covered. Next the organic chemistry is covered in considerable detail and numerous derivatives are described. In the third chapter the preparation and quantitative determinations are presented in a truly critical manner, a matter which cannot be overemphasized in regard to the latter. Chapter IV includes an excellent compilation of the biologic distribution of creatine and creatinine. Chapters V, VI and VII deal with the formation and excretion of creatining in mammals, the creatinine coefficient, and the biologic significance

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×