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Chemistry of the Proteins


DURING the twelve years which have elapsed since the publication of the first edition of this book, the constitution, structure and properties of the proteins have been studied by an ever-increasing number of workers, employing every available method of experiment. Fundamental and far-reaching advances in knowledge have been made, and the volume under review, which includes references to most of the papers published up to the end of 1936, as well as a few in later years, is considerably larger than the first edition.

Chemistry of the Proteins

By Dr. Dorothy Jordan Lloyd Agnes Shore. Second edition. Pp. xi + 532. (London: J. and A. Churchill, Ltd., 1938.) 21s.

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SPEAKMAN, J. Chemistry of the Proteins. Nature 143, 222 (1939).

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