Reference numberAP/37/12
TitleUnpublished paper, 'An experimental inquiry into the nature of the metamorphosis of saccharine matter, as a normal process of the animal economy' by Frederick William Pavy
CreatorPavy; Frederick William (1829-1911); British physician; physiologist
DescriptionPavy begins by observing that the 'saccharine matter' met with in the animal economy is derived from two sources: from the vegetable kingdom, and from the liver of the animal itself, in each case being poured into the general circulation through the hepatic veins. He describes a series of experiments into the metamorphosis of sugar in the body.

Annotations in ink throughout.

Subject: Chemistry / Physiology

Received 12 April 1855. Read 26 April 1855 / 3 May 1855. Communicated by George Owen Rees.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 7 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'An experimental inquiry into the nature of the metamorphosis of saccharine matter, as a normal process of the animal economy'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspl.1854.0086
Related records in the catalogueRR/2/186
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3832Rees; George Owen (1813 - 1889)1813 - 1889
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