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February 2, 1907

Rational Organotherapy, with Reference to Urosemlology.

JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(5):444-445. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520310068022

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Professor von Poehl has devoted many years to the study and preparation of pure substances from organs and appears deeply impressed with the wide range of applicability of organotherapy. Some years ago he began the study of spermin, a crystalline substance which may be obtained from the testicular and prostatic secretions, and which exists also in various organs and in the blood. After obtaining spermin in a very pure form, his attention was turned to other substances which may be extracted from organs and which might have therapeutic effects. As a consequence of this work, the market now knows, or is likely to know, Spermin-Poehl, adrenalinchlorid-Poehl, cerebrinum-Poehl, etc. For it is gathered from the volume that these substances are the products of Poehl's own laboratory, and that a "Russian Journal for Medical Chemistry and Organtherapy" stands ready to "supply any who wish it with all possible information about the question

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