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February 1, 1947

Currents in Biochemical Research

JAMA. 1947;133(5):356. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880050076037

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Biochemistry, in common with practically all other sciences, has advanced so rapidly in recent years that no individual may hope to become an expert in more than a small corner of this vast field. And since each branch of a science tends to develop its own terminology, the scientist away from his own specialized field becomes a layman distinguishable from other laymen only by his understanding of general scientific principles and methods. For this reason, books which attempt to give a comprehensive view of a science by stripping away the barriers of technical nomenclature are valuable not only to workers in that particular science but also to students of all science and especially to students of related sciences. Thus, this book, edited by Green, will be found interesting and useful not only by biochemists but also by physicians and medical scientists interested in obtaining a broad view of the entire

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