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Isolation of an Anhydro-Sugar Derivative from Agar

Nature volume 142, pages 797798 (29 October 1938) | Download Citation



SINCE by the kindness of Prof. W. N. Haworth We have learnt that a publication on agar is shortly to appear from the Birmingham laboratories*, we feel it desirable that one aspect of our researches on the subject should be communicated here.

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  1. Department of Chemistry, University, King's Buildings, Edinburgh. Oct. 5.

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