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December 1963

Thyrotrophin: Proceedings of a Conference on Thyrotropin Sponsored by the Endocrine Study Section, National Institutes of Health.

Arch Intern Med. 1963;112(6):1001. doi:10.1001/archinte.1963.03860060213042

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Abstract

These are the proceedings of the second work conference on pituitary tropic hormones held under the auspices of the National Institutes of Health. The publication of this and similar books is designed, as the dust jacket correctly states, to bring current problems in the fields under consideration before the reader. It is therefore most regrettable that more than two years have elapsed between the time this conference was held and the publication of the proceedings. Little has been done to bring the contents up to date, except for the insertion of a few references to the editor's more recent studies. Several of the papers presented at the meeting have since been published in greater detail (for example, the study of Solomon on the effect of thyrotropin on electrolytes in the chick thyroid, and Florsheim's work concerning neural regulation of thyrotropin release). Others, such as Wollman and Spicer's brief account of

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