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Physiological Chemistry


THE examination of the subject of physiological chemistry may obviously be made from two separate points of view. In the first place, the different problems of the subject may be discussed from the standpoint of the organic chemist, who looks to physiology for illustration and extension of truths established by laboratory practice. In the second place, the various chemical processes occurring in the animal body may be considered from the biological standpoint, and here the domain of chemistry is invaded simply as far as necessity compels for the adequate comprehension of the biological problems presented.

Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body.

By Arthur Gamgee Vol. II. The Physiological Chemistry of Digestion. (London: Macmillan and Co., 1893.)


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EDKINS, J. Physiological Chemistry. Nature 49, x–xii (1894).

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