|Title||Unpublished paper, 'A physiological inquiry into the uses of the thymus gland' by John Tuson|
|Date||30 May 1832|
|Description||Tuson describes his investigations of the thymus gland, determining that its purpose is to function as a blood receptacle during respiration as well as a receptacle for 'osseus' matter prior to ossification during the early stages of growth. John George Children's initials appear below the date received.|
Written by Tuson at Russell Place [London]. Communicated by J C [Joseph Constantine] Carpue. Received by the Royal Society on 31 May 1832.
Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 3 of Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London [later Proceedings of the Royal Society] as 'A physiological inquiry into the uses of the thymus gland'.
|Physical description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI: 10.1098/rspl.1830.0077|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA7463||Carpue; Joseph Constantine (1764 - 1846)||1764 - 1846|