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The monographs of this series which have so far appeared entirely fulfil the hopes with which the outcome of the enterprise was awaited. As we have stated before, this seems to be the best way yet devised for publishing such rapidly developing subjects as biologic chemistry. The publication of small and inexpensive monographs, each written by a man specializing in the field he covers, permits accurate presentation and frequent revision. We note with pleasure that some of these monographs are already appearing in a second edition. While all are of extreme value to specialists in biologic chemistry and the many related subjects, several are also of great interest to the progressive physician, and none more so than Cathcart's "Physiology of Protein Metabolism." We can strongly recommend to any physician who wishes to acquaint himself with the modern developments in our knowledge of protein metabolism, with all that this subject means
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