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February 26, 1955

The Vitamins: Chemistry, Physiology, Pathology. Volume III

JAMA. 1955;157(9):777. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02950260083036

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This book provides the concluding chapters of an extensive review of the scientific literature on vitamins and other dietary factors presented by 23 contributors, including the editors. The titles of the eleven chapters contained in the first two volumes are listed after the contents of the third volume, which includes chapters on p-aminobenzoic acid, folic acid, pyridoxine and related compounds, riboflavin, thiamine, the tocopherols, and new and unidentified growth factors. The nomenclature for each of the identified substances is presented along with comprehensive discussions that deal chiefly with chemistry, physiology, and results of deficiency in plants, animals, and man. References to sources of information are indicated throughout the text. Author and subject indexes appear at the end. The typography, binding, and cover color are the same as for the previous volumes of the series. The book should be useful chiefly as a reference, in conjunction with the first two

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