Book Reviews
July 1943

The Biological Action of the Vitamins.

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Edited by E. A. Evans Jr., Associate Professor of Biochemistry, The University of Chicago. Price, $3.00. Pp. 227, with 33 illustrations and 10 tables. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1942.

Am J Dis Child. 1943;66(1):99. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1943.02010190106012

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This volume is a collection of papers presented as a symposium sponsored by the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin in connection with the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the University of Chicago. They were presented at Chicago, Sept. 15 to 19, 1941. A companion volume, "Respiratory Enzymes," consisting of papers presented at Madison, Wis., has been published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

The list of titles and authors is as follows: "The Biological Action of the Vitamins," by C. A. Elvehjem, Ph.D.; "Cocarboxylase," by S. Ochoa, Ph.D.; "Vitamin B1: Clinical Aspects," by Norman Jolliffe, M.D.; "Riboflavin," by Paul György, M.D.; "Human Riboflavin Deficiency (Ariboflavinosis)," by W. H. Sebrell, M.D.; "The Story of Pellagra and Its Treatment with Nicotinic Acid," by David T. Smith, M.D.; "Pyridoxine," by S. Lepkovsky, Ph.D.; "Pantothenic Acid and the Microbiological Approach to the Study of Vitamins," by Roger J. Williams, Ph.D.,

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