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August 24, 1940

Carbohydrate Metabolism

JAMA. 1940;115(8):640-641. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810340068046

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Abstract

This pamphlet consists of considerably amplified versions of the lectures composing the symposium on carbohydrate metabolism. A valuable addition is the extensive bibliography included in each lecture, comprising 257 references in all. This publication is therefore the most recent, authoritative summary and reference work to a subject in which the developments have been bewilderingly rapid and almost revolutionary. The divisions of the subject and the authors are as follows: Glycogen Breakdown and Synthesis in Animal Tissues, by Carl F. Cori; The Liver and Carbohydrate Metabolism, by Samuel Soskin; Adrenal Cortex and Carbohydrate Metabolism, by C. N. H. Long, B. Katzin and Edith G. Fry; The Pituitary Gland and Carbohydrate Metabolism, by F. G. Young. The fact that they are written from the point of view of physiologic research may occasion some little difficulty in the reading of certain sections for those not intimate with the field. However, there is sufficient

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