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June 19, 1943

A Symposium on Respiratory Enzymes. Addresses Given at an Institute Held at the University of Wisconsin, September 11-17, 1941

JAMA. 1943;122(8):569. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840250093030

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This volume of twenty-nine papers covers the activities of the well attended and organized symposium on respiratory enzymes held at the University of Wisconsin in the summer of 1941. In his address of welcome President C. A. Dykstra gave evidence of a genuine interest in the problems and results of science and called attention to the international character of the contributors in this period of bitterest nationalism. The introductory lecture by Otto Meyerhof on intermediate carbohydrate metabolism presents the modern quantitative problems in a clear and masterly way. A lucid, frank and critical treatment on oxidative mechanisms in animal tissues- by Eric G. Ball is followed by a group of papers on the mechanism of hydrogen transport by K. A. C. Elliott, E. G. Ball and Fritz Lipmann, Kurt Stern and Erwin Haas and Elmer Stotz. Lipmann also discusses the "Pasteur effect," its inhibition and significance. Kurt Stern gives an

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