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Author: Henry Marshall Leicester
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1968.
Series: Source books in the history of the sciences.
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Leicester, Henry Marshall, 1906-
Source book in chemistry, 1900-1950.
Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1968
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Marshall Leicester
OCLC Number: 438301
Description: xvii, 408 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Techniques --
Analytical Methods --
Microanalysis --
On Microchemistry, With Special Attention to the Work Of H. Behrens / F. Emich --
Quantitative Organic Microanalysis / F. Pregl --
Physicochemical Analysis --
The Inner Friction of Binary Mixtures : Characteristics of Definite Compounds / N.S. Kurnakov And S.F. Zhemchuzhnyi --
Polarography --
The Processes at the Mercury Dropping Cathode, Part I. : The Deposition of Metals / Jarosslav Heyrovsky --
Hydrogen Ion Concentration; Ph --
Enzyme Studies 11 : The Measurement and Meaning of Hydrogen Ion Concentration on Enzymatic Processes / S.P.L. Sörensen --
Optical Methods --
The Ultramicroscope --
On Making Visible and Determining the Size of Ultramicroscopic Particles With Special Attention to Gold Ruby Glasses / H. Siedentopf and R. Zsigmondy --
Methods Of Separation --
Chromatography --
Physical Chemical Studies on Chlorophyll Adsorptions / M. Tswett --
Qualitative Analysis of Proteins : A Partition Chromatographic Method Using Paper / R. Consden, A.H. Gordon, and A.J.P. Martin --
The Separation of Rare Earths by Ion Exchange I : Cerium and Yttrium / F.H. Spedding [and others] --
Separation Of Proteins by Sedimentation and Electrophoresis --
Determination of the Size and Distribution of Size of Particles by Centrifugal Methods / The Svedberg and J. Burton Nichols --
Sedimentation Of Molecules In Centrifugal Fields / The Svedberg --
A New Apparatus for Electrophoretic Analysis of Colloidal Mixtures / Arne Tiselius --
Radioactive Tracers --
The Absorption and Translocation of Lead by Plants : a Contribution to the Application of the Method of Radioactive Indicators in the Investigation of the Change of Substance in Plants / George Hevesy --
Radioactive Indicators in the Study of Phosphorus Metabolism in Rats / O. Chiewitz and G. Hevesy --
Crystal Structure --
Interference Phenomena in Roentgen Rays / W. Friedrich, P. Knipping, and M. Laue --
The Reflection of X-Rays by Crystals / W.H. Bragg and W.L. Bragg --
Part II. General and Physical Chemistry --
Atomic and Molecular Structure --
Radioactive Decay Series --
Radioactive Transformations and the Periodic System of the Elements / Kasimir Fajans --
The Radio-Elements and the Periodic Law / Frederick Soddy --
Isotopes --
The Atomic Weight of Lead of Radioactive Origin / Theodore W. Richards and Max E. Lembert --
The Atomic Weight of Lead from Pitchblende / O. Hönigschmid and St.-Horovitz --
The Constitution of Atmospheric Neon / F.W. Aston --
A Hydrogen Isotope of Mass 2 / Harold C. Urey, F.G. Brickwedde, and G.M. Murphy --
Molecular Structure --
Molecule Formation as a Question of Atomic Structure / Gilbert W. Kossel --
The Atom and the Molecule / N. Lewis --
The Arrangement of Electrons in Atoms and Molecules / Irving Langmuir --
Polarity and Ionization from the Standpoint of the Lewis Theory Of Valence / Wendell M. Latimer and Worth H. Rodebush --
Co-Ordination Compounds / N.V. Sidgewick --
Dipole Moments --
Some Results of a Kinetic Theory of Insulators (Preliminary Communication) / P. Debye --
Spreading Of Films On Liquids --
The Constitution And Fundamental Properties Of Solids And Liquids II : Liquids / Irving Langmuir --
Application Of Quantum Mechanics --
Significance of Tautomerism and of the Reactions of Aromatic Compounds in the Electronic Theory of Organic Reactions / C.K. Ingold --
The New Quantum Mechanics / J.H. Van Vleck --
Wave Mechanics and the Normal State of the Hydrogen Molecule / Edward Uhler Condon --
The Nature Of The Chemical Bond V : The Quantum Mechanical Calculation of the Resonance Energy of Benzene and Naphthalene and the Hydrocarbon Free Radicals / Linus Pauling and G.W. Wheland --
Physical Chemistry --
Colloids --
On the Systematics of Colloids / Wolfgang Ostwald --
Thermodynamics --
On the Calculation of Chemical Equilibrium from Thermal Measurements / W. Nernst --
The Osmotic Pressure and Conductivity of Aqueous Solutions of Congored, and Reversible Membrane Equilibria / Frederick George Donnan and Albert Buckley Harris --
The Production of Temperatures Below One Degree Absolute by Adiabatic Demagnetization of Gadolinium Sulfate / W.F. Giauque and D.P. Macdougall --
Electrolytes --
The Dissociation of Strong Electrolytes / Niels Bjerrum --
The Activity Coefficient of Strong Electrolytes / Gilbert N. Lewis and Merle Randall --
Report on Conductivity of Strong Electrolytes in Dilute Solutions / P. Debye --
Acids, Bases, and Salts --
The Constitution of Ampholytes, Especially the Amino Acids, and Their Dissociation Constants / Niels Bjerrum --
Some Remarks on the Concept of Acids and Bases / J.W. Brönsted --
The Constitution of Acids and Salts and Their Chemical Alterations by Solvents / A. Hantzsch --
Chemical Kinetics --
A Theory of Photochemical Reaction Velocities / Max Bodenstein --
The Oxidation of Phosphorus Vapor at Low Pressure / N. Semenoff --
The Activated Complex in Chemical Reactions / Henry Eyring --
The Preparation of Free Methyl / Fritz Paneth and Wilhelm Hofeditz --
Artificial Radioactivity --
I. Artificial Production of Radioactive Elements. II. Chemical Proof of Transmutation of Elements / Irene Curie and F. Joliot --
Process for the Production of Radioactive Substances / Enrico Fermi [and others] --
The Detection and Behavior of the Alkaline Earth Metals Which Result From the Irradiation of Uranium by Neutrons / O. Hahn and F. Strassmann --
Disintegration of Uranium by Neutrons : A New Type of Nuclear Reaction / Lise Meitner and O.R. Frisch --
Radioactive Element 93 / Edwin Mcmillan and Philip Hauge Abelson --
Radioactive Element 94 From Deuterons on Uranium / G.T. Seaborg [and others] --
Radioactive Element 94 From Deuterons on Uranium / G.T. Seaborg, A.C. Wahl, and J.W. Kennedy --
The Chemical Properties of Elements 94 and 93 / Glenn T. Seaborg and Arthur C. Wahl --
Part III. Organic Chemistry --
Synthetic Methods --
Some New Organometallic Compounds of Magnesium and Their Application to the Synthesis of Alcohols and Hydrocarbons / V. Grignard --
The "Diene Synthesis," an Ideal Synthetic Principle for Organic Substances / O. Diels --
Polymers --
On Polymerization / H. Staudinger --
On The Constitution of Rubber (Sixth Paper) / H. Staudinger --
Studies on Polymerization and Ring Formation I : An Introduction to the General Theory of Condensation Polymers / Wallace H. Carothers --
Natural Compounds --
Proteins --
Proteins and Polypeptides / Emil Fische --
Nucleic Acids --
Yeast Nucleic Acid / P.A. Levene and W.A. Jacobs --
Alkaloids --
A Theory of the Mechanism of the Phytochemical Synthesis of Certain Alkaloids / Robert Robinson --
Large Rings --
Knowledge of Carbon Rings II : Synthesis of Carbocyclic Ketones With Ten- To Eighteen-Member Rings / L. Ruzicka, M. Stoll, and H. Schinz --
Cholesterol Compounds --
Studies on the Constitution of the Bile Acids XXXIX : Concerning 12-Hydroxycholanic Acid / Heinrich Wieland and Elisabeth Dane --
The Chemistry of the Sex Hormones / A. Butenandt --
Porphyrins --
Hemin and Porphyrins / Hans Fischer --
Carotenoids and Vitamin A --
The Chemistry of Vitamins A and C / Paul Karrer --
Part IV. Biochemistry --
Hormones and Vitamins --
The Mechanism of Pancreatic Secretion / W.M. Bayliss and E.H. Starling --
The Croonian Lectures on the Chemical Correlation of the Functions of the Body / Ernest Henry Starling --
Feeding Experiments Illustrating the Importance of Accessory Factors in Normal Dietaries / F. Gowland Hopkins --
Enzymes And Nucleoproteins --
The Isolation and Crystallization of the Enzyme Urease : Preliminary Paper / James B. Sumner --
Crystalline Pepsin I : Isolation and Tests of Purity / John H. Northrop --
Isolation of a Crystalline Protein Possessing the Properties of Tobacco-mosaic Virus / W.M. Stanley --
Biological Oxidations --
The Action of Carbon Monoxide on the Metabolism of Yeast / Orro Warburg --
The Mechanism of Oxidation Processes / Heinrich Wieland --
Cytochrome and Intracellular Respiratory Enzymes / D. Keilin --
Fat Metabolism --
The Degradation of Aromatic Fatty Acids in the Animal Body / Franz Knoop --
Deuterium as an Indicator in the Study Of Intermediary Metabolism III : The Role of the Fat Tissues / Rudolf Schoenheimer and D. Rittenberg --
Proteins --
Metabolism --
The Degradation and Formation of Amino Acids by Transamination I : Exchange of 1 (+) Glutamic Acid in Muscle Tissue / A.F. Braunshtein and M.G. Kritsman --
Determination Of Structure --
The Free Amino Groups of Insulin / F. Sanger --
Carbohydrate Metabolism --
Anaerobic Phase --
The Alcoholic Ferment of Yeast-Juice / Arthur Harden and William John Young --
The Alcoholic Ferment of Yeast-Juice Part II : The Coferment of Yeast-Juice / Arthur Harden and William John Young --
The Alcoholic Ferment of Yeast-Juice Part III : The Function of Phosphates in the Fermentation of Glucose by Yeast-Juice / Arthur Harden and William John Young --
The Pyrophosphate Fraction in Muscle / K. Lohmann --
Phosphorus Compounds of Muscle and Liver / Cyrus H. Fiske and Y. Subbarow --
On Intermediate Behavior in Glycolysis in the Musculature / G. Embden, H.J. Deuticke, and Gert Kraft --
Glycogen Breakdown and Synthesis in Animal Tissues / Carl F. Cori --
Mechanism of Energy Utilization and Production --
Myosine and Adenosinetriphosphatase / W.A. Engelhardt and M.N. Ljubimowa --
Metabolic Generation and Utilization of Phosphate Bond Energy / Fritz Lipmann --
Aerobic Phase --
The Role of Citric Acid in Intermediate Metabolism in Animal Tissues / H.A. Krebs and W.A. Johnson.
Series Title: Source books in the history of the sciences.
Responsibility: Edited by Henry M. Leicester.


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