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A Simple Aromatic (strogenic Agent with an Activity of the Same Order as that of strone


IT has previously been shown that the phenan-threne nucleus is not an essential part in the molecule of an ” strogenic substance1, since the full ” strus response could be produced by the injection of substances so simple as 4: 4-dihydroxy diphenyl. Further experiments with compounds of this type have been made, and the following table indicates the potency of some new substances.

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  1. Dodds and Lawson, NATURE, 137, 996 (1936).

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DODDS, E., LAWSON, W. A Simple Aromatic (strogenic Agent with an Activity of the Same Order as that of strone. Nature 139, 627–628 (1937).

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