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To the Editor:—
I was interested in the answer to a question in The Journal, June 16, page 552, regarding the development of red blood cells, since it cites my 1938 article as the sole reference. There are, however, certain corrections and additions which are necessary in order to make your reply not only more accurate but also more practical and functional.The idea set forth in the first sentence of your answer is essentially the one which some of us have been trying to put across for a number of years. However, the influence of Doan, Cunningham and Sabin has been so great during the past twenty years that it will be a long time before many of our largest and best medical schools realize the correctness of your first sentence. From personal experience in the East during the last eight years I would say that the majority of
Jones OP. DEVELOPMENT OF RED BLOOD CELLS. JAMA. 1945;128(16):1186. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860330054024
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