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The fraud of Abderhalden's enzymes


Earlier this century, the German biochemist Emil Abderhalden deceived the scientific world with his spurious ‘defence enzymes’. Unless there is a change in clinical thinking, such a fraud could happen again.

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Deichmann, U., Müller-Hill, B. The fraud of Abderhalden's enzymes. Nature 393, 109–111 (1998).

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