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The Essential Hormone of the Parathyroid Gland

Naturevolume 115page761 (1925) | Download Citation



THE essential hormone of the parathyroid gland has been obtained in certain extracts of the fresh glands of the ox (J. Biol. Chem., 1925, 63, 395). Potent extracts have been prepared by first submitting the glands to acid hydrolysis under carefully controlled conditions. The active principle has thus been fractionated along with co-existent substances from the hydrosylate and thus obtained in a relatively high degree of purity.

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  1. Department of Biochemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

    • J. B. COLLIP


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