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September 5, 1953

Essentials of Physiological Chemistry

JAMA. 1953;153(1):72. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.02940180074029

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This textbook for students with limited backgrounds in chemistry and biology, e. g., premedical students, includes a large amount of material on the chemistry of biological compounds. It is written for use with a laboratory manual. This edition includes new material on adrenal hormones, animal protein factor, antivitamins, antioxidants, carbohydrate metabolism, enzymes, folic acid, isotopes, photosynthesis, structure of starch and cellulose, and vitamin B12. The book is well written, indexed, and printed.

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