(1) Sur le mécanisme physiologique de la formation du sucre dans le foie. (2) Remarques sur la formation de la matière glycogène du foie. In Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences 44 (1857)

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1857. Bernard, Claude (1813-78). (1) Sur le mécanisme physiologique de la formation du sucre dans le foie. In Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences 44 (1857): 578-586. (2) Remarques sur la formation de la matière glycogène du foie. In ibid.: 1325-1331. Whole volume. xii, 1418pp. 283 x 226 mm. (uncut and unopened). Original printed wrappers, paper label on spine. Minor fraying at edges, small chip in front wrapper, but very good. (1). First Edition, journal issue. Bernard's announcement of his successful isolation of glycogen from the liver (a feat repeated independently and almost simultaneously by V. Hensen in Germany). This paper is a continuation of Bernard's landmark "Sur le mécanisme de la formation du sucre dans la foie" (Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences 41 [1855]: 461-469), in which he had announced the discovery of glycogen, an "animal starch" created in the liver that can be converted by the liver into sugar. Garrison-Morton 999.1 (note). Dictionary of Scientific Biography. (2). First Edition, journal issue. A summary of Bernard's continuing experimental researches on the glycogenic function of the liver. Garrison-Morton 999.1 (note). First edition.


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