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May 15, 1954

Ciba Foundation Colloquia on Endocrinology. Volume VI: Hormonal Factors in Carbohydrate Metabolism.

JAMA. 1954;155(3):322. doi:10.1001/jama.1954.03690210100029

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Abstract

This book is a series of lectures and discussions by leaders in the field under the chairmanship of Prof. Charles H. Best. Part 1 discusses the basic enzyme systems concerned in carbohydrate metabolism and includes articles by D. F. Dickens, C. de Duve, and C. F. Cori. Part 2 deals with the hormonal control of the interconversion of carbohydrate, protein, and fat and includes papers by F. D. W. Lukens, A. E. Wilhelmi, S. J. Folley, J. Campbell, and E. Reid. Part 3 deals with the influence of the adrenal cortex; part 4 with the hormonal control of glycogen storage; part 5 with the influence of insulin; and part 6 with the influence of sex hormones and pregnancy on carbohydrate metabolism. The latest advances, including much unpublished material, are included. The book has been well printed and, despite the diversity of subject matter, has been edited to give a readable

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