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March 6, 1937

Annual Review of Biochemistry

JAMA. 1937;108(10):834-835. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780100064037

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The Annual Review of Biochemistry has been in existence for more than five years. During this time it has become an indispensable guide to developments in biochemistry and to a less but still important extent in physiology as well. A review of these collected reviews is now almost superfluous. The present volume introduces both new subjects and new authors to readers of the previous issues. The subjects include oxidations and reductions; enzymes; x-ray studies of biologic compounds; chemistry of carbohydrates and glucosides, acyclic constituents of natural fats and oils, proteins, amino acids and other nitrogen compounds, sulfur compounds, phosphorus compounds and fungi; metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, amino acids, minerals, organic acids of plants and bacteria; vitamins; hormones; liver and bile; nutrition; animal pigments; special elements in plant nutrition, and soil microbiology. This material is covered by a group of thirty-eight scientists from the United States, England, France, Sweden, Germany,

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