Edited with a foreword by W. C. Coker, Kenan Professor of Botany, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C. The University of North Carolina Sesquicentennial Publications. Cloth. Price, $3. Pp. 375, with illustrations. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1946.
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This is an anniversary number of the Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society and consists of thirty-one more or less unrelated sections dealing with the researches of the various departments of science of the University of North Carolina. All the authors are or recently have been on the staff of that school, The accent is, of course, on local researches, but in the discussion of the value and place of the work each field may be more or less covered. The subject matter includes wetting agents, nicotine derivatives, asymmetrical synthesis of organic compounds, stability of nitrogen-deuterium bonds in ammonium chloride, mathematics, physics, antibiotic production, quinine metabolism, surface phenomena in lipid films and cells, regeneration of lymphatic channels, injury of glomerulus of opossum kidney, blood volume changes after hemorrhage, fibroblast and acute inflammatory reactions, venereal disease in war, human cestode infections, drug plant culture in North Carolina, assay of nux
Studies in Science. JAMA. 1946;132(2):115. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870370061035