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November 23, 1907

Chemical Pathology. A Discussion of General Pathology from the Standpoint of the Chemical Processes Involved.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(21):1791-1792. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530210063021

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This book represents the first attempt in the English language to review in a systematic manner the chemical knowledge now at our disposal concerning the nature and manifestations of disease. The author has not hesitated to incorporate in the treatise the most widely separated aspects of the general subject. The. following tabulation of the chapter headings will afford an idea of the ground covered in the book: Chemistry and Physics of the Cell; Enzymes; Chemistry of Bacteria and Their Products; Chemistry of Animal Parasites; Chemistry of Immunity and of the Reactions of Agglutination and Precipitation; Chemical Means of Defense Against Poisons of Known Composition; Phytotoxins and Zoötoxins; Hemolysis and Serum Cytotoxins; Inflammation; Disturbances of Circulation and Diseases of the Blood; Edema; Retrogressive Processes; Calcification, Concretions and Incrustations; Pigmentation; Chemistry of Tumors; Metabolism and Autointoxication; Gastrointestinal Autointoxication; Ductless Glands; Uric Acid Metabolism; Diabetes. These numerous, often intricate and most varied subjects

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