Ptomaines and leucomaines, or the putrefactive and physiological Alkaloids


Published by Philadelphia: Lea Bros. 1888, Philadelphia, 1888
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Title: Ptomaines and leucomaines, or the ...

Publisher: Philadelphia: Lea Bros. 1888, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1888

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition


FIRST EDITION. 8 vo. Orig. cloth. viii, 13-316 pp. Folding table. Library rubberstamps, inner hinges cracked; a good copy. G-M 712. With Novy, Vaughan (1851-1929) established the first laboratory course in bacteriology in an American university (1888). Vaughan became renowned as a medico-legal expert in toxicology, and with Novy, made important biochemical investigations of food poisons. This is the first of his major studies on toxic products obtainable from nonpathogenic, as well as pathogenic bacteria. See: P.F. Clark, 'Pioneer microbiologists of America', 1961, pp. 237-246. Reynolds 4138. Cordasco 80-6471. Not in Blocker Coll. Bookseller Inventory # 000446

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