Points from Foregoing Letters

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    IT has been suggested that some of the insoluble organic compounds which produce cancer do so after they are oxidized to water-soluble derivatives. J. W. Cook, B. Martin and E. M. F. Boe have prepared photo-oxides of 9: 10-dimethyl-l: 2-benzanthracene and of related compounds as a step towards testing this view.

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    Points from Foregoing Letters. Nature 143, 1027 (1939) doi:10.1038/1431027c0

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