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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


  • Adrenal cortex -- Addresses, essays, lectures.,
  • Adrenocortical hormones -- Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Part of the papers originally published in Synthesis and metabolism of adrenocortical steroids in 1953 and in The human adrenal cortex in 1955 (v. 7 and 8 of Ciba Foundation colloquia on endocrinology)

Statementby 26 authors. Edited by Albert B. Eisenstein. Foreword by Gregory Pincus.
LC ClassificationsQP187 .E35
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 685 p.
Number of Pages685
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5988124M
LC Control Number66018364

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