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December 31, 1938

Ergebnisse der vitamin- und Hormonforschung

JAMA. 1938;111(27):2512. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790530066027

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Many advances are being made in our knowledge of the hormones and vitamins, and the publication of a periodic review of progress in these interrelated fields should be most useful. The first volume of the present review was published in September 1937. It contains a historical foreword by Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins followed by six articles in German, four in English and one in French. The authors are E. Glanzmann, A. Giroud, R. L. Stehle, C. A. Elvehjem, H. von Euler, W. Berblinger, R. R. Williams, H. Guggisberg, T. Reichstein, M. W. Goldberg and G. F. Marrian. The topics include the chemistry of vitamin B1 and the chemistry of the hormones of the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland, adrenal cortex extract and the sex hormones. The subjects of two other reviews are the biochemistry of several components of the vitamin B complex and the significance of chemical activators

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