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November 25, 1905


JAMA. 1905;XLV(22):1659. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02510220045008

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The development of medicine is along lines that were hardly dreamed of a quarter of a century ago; and not the least important of these is that which is known as biologic chemistry. Until now there has been no journal in the English language devoted to the subject. Under the circumstances, therefore—and this in spite of the fact that we have in this country ten times more medical journals than can be legitimately supported—we welcome a new one that has just appeared—the Journal of Biological Chemistry. It will be devoted to recording progress made in the biologic sciences, chemical in nature, and consequently that particular branch of science that now seems to promise so much for medicine. The editors are J. J. Abel of Baltimore and C. A. Herter of New York, and they will be assisted by an exceptional corps of collaborators. The Journal of Biological Chemistry should receive

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