February 1955

News and Comment

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1955;95(2):193. doi:10.1001/archinte.1955.00250080015002

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Symposium on Antimetabolites.  —A symposium on the antimetabolites, their modes of action and therapeutic implications, will be held Tuesday, March 1, 1955, at The Biltmore Hotel, New York City.Morning session— Chairman: Dr. Paul L. Day, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark.

  1. Anti-Vitamin E Stress Factors as Related to Fatty Peroxides; E. L. Hove, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Auburn, Ala.

  2. Thiamine Antagonists; L. R. Cerecedo, Fordham University, New York.

  3. Vitamin K Antagonists; K. P. Link, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.

  4. Folic Acid Antagonists; J. H. Burchenal, Memorial Center for Cancer and Allied Diseases, New York.

Afternoon session—Chairman Dr. R. W. Heinle, The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Mich.
  1. Purine and Pyrimidine Antagonists; G. H. Hitchings, the Wellcome Research Laboratories, Tuckahoe, N. Y.

  2. A Naturally Occurring Antimetabolite of Methionine in the Causation of a Disease; D. W. Woolley, The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York.

  3. Pantothenic Acid Antagonists; O. D. Bird, Parke,

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