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1 BOURDILLON, Robert Benedict (1889-1971), et al "The Absorption Spectrum of Vitamin D."
In: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, vol. 104, no. B 733. London: Royal Society 1929 paperback 1 
In: Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, vol. 104, no. B 733. London:: Royal Society. 1929. paperback. 1. 8vo. (Article): 561-583 pp. 1 photographic plate, figs. (Whole issue): 493- 583, xxviii, v pp. Photos, figs. Printed wrappers. FINE. . Important study of vitamin D. Garrison and Morton 1061. Dust jacket present. 
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2 ELLINGER, Philipp (1887-1952) & Walter KOSCHARA (1904-1945). "The lyochromes: a new group of animal pigments." with: BELLERBY, Charles William. "A rapid test for the diagnosis of pregnancy."
In: Nature, CXXXIII, (April 14, 1934 & March 31, 1934). 
267 x 200 mm. 8vo. pp. 553-556; 494-495. various paginations. Later quarter black morocco, morocco corners, marbled boards, gilt spine; rubbed, corners showing. Very good. FIRST EDITION. The first item contains the first publication of "the chemical formula of riboflavine (vitamin B2)." The Bellerby article reports on "the Xenopus toad test for the diagnosis of pregnancy; this preliminary note followed Hogben’s demonstration that Xenopus responds by ovulation to the gonadotrophic hormone (Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, 1930, Series A, 5, 19). For detailed history of the development of this test, see British Medical Journal, 1946, 2, 554." Garrison and Morton 1069 and 6226. First Edition. 
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3 RUSZNYÁK, Stephen & Albert SZENT-GYÖRGYI (1893-1987). "Vitamin P: flavonols as vitamins." [With:] with: SCHLESINGER, Max (1906-1937). "The Feulgen reaction of the bacteriophage substance."
In: Nature, CXXXVIII, (July 4, 1936) + (September 19, 1936). 
269 x 206 mm. 8vo. p. 27; 508-509 (In "Letters to the Editor."). Whole vol.: lxiv (index), 1112, [various, supplements] pp. Modern quarter maroon cloth, marbled boards, maroon morocco spine label. Fine. FIRST EDITION. The Rusznyak and Szent-Gyorgyi item reported the discovery of vitamin P ("citrin"). The two men worked in the Medical Clinic and Biochemical Department at the University in Szeged. The second item by Schlesinger showed the fundamental constituents of bacteriophages to consist mainly of approximately equal amounts of protein and DNA. Schlesinger worked at the National Institute for Medical Research, London. First Edition. 
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4 SMITH, E. Lester (b. 1904). “Presence of Cobalt in the Anti-Pernicious Anćmia Factor.” (In “Letters to the Editors.”). With: PATON, Sir William Drummund MacDonald (b. 1917) & Eleanor ZAIMIS (1915-1982). “Clinical Potentialities of Certain Bisquaternary Salts Causing Neuromuscular and Ganglionic Block.”
In: [London]: Nature: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science, CLXII, (July 24, 1948); and In: Nature: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science 
In: [London]:: Nature: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science, CLXII, (July 24, 1948); and In: Nature: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Science, CLXII, (November 20, 1948), pp. 144-145; 810 (In “Letters to the Editors.”).. 8vo. lx, 1028, [supplements, various] pp. Quarter black morocco, morocco corners, marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine title; rubbed. Very good. FIRST EDITION. The first item reports Smith’s isolation of vitamin B12 in Britain, independently of the American efforts of Edward Lawrence Rickes. Garrison and Morton 1092. The second item is the further report on the discovery of “methonium compounds.” Garrison and Morton 5726. First Edition. 
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