Reference numberEC/1933/09
Previous numbersCert XIV, 148; A04017
TitleKing, Harold: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationDistinguished for his applications of the theory and practice of organic chemistry to substances of therapeutic importance. Stereochemistry of hyoscine, cinchona alkaloids, and eucaine, etc. Assisted materially the detemination of the constitution of hyoscine. Has increased our knowledge of the relationship between chemical constitution and physiological action, particularly in substances related to salvarsan and Bayer '205.' Has put forwarded a theory of the action of the latter group by adsorption on basic colloids. Isolated highly active natural muscarine from the Fly Agaric as crystalline gold salt.
ProposersFrank Lee Pyman; George Barger; Arthur Lapworth; Kenny Orton; Jocelyn Thorpe; Robert Robinson; W J Pope; Robert H Pickard; G T Morgan; James Kenner; Samuel Smiles; W N Haworth; C K Ingold
Access statusOpen

King, Harold: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1027King; Harold (1887 - 1956)1887 - 1956
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