Selected Papers of Charles H. Best

By: Best, Charles H.

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723 pages including bibliography. Records the achievements of forty years of medical research, giving direct and easy access to over sixty of Dr. Best's original important research papers in the fields particularly of insulin, heparin, and choline. Opens with the early papers describing the discovery of insulin, and continues with those dealing with its preparation, extraction, physiologic effects and first clinical applications. Dr. Best has also looked back over the record as given in these papers and provided informative and informal bridges between them which place them in historical perspective. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. Negligible wear to book. Contains several colour plates and black and white illustrations. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new Brodart cover and shows light wear. A quality copy.