Reference numberRR/69/67
TitleReferee's report by Albert Charles Chibnall, on a paper 'Studies on silk proteins I. The properties and constitution of fibroin. The conversion of fibroin into a water-soluble form and its bearing on the phenomenon of denaturation' by D Coleman and F O Howitt
Date1 November 1946
DescriptionSectional committee: Chemistry

Not recommended for publication. The paper contains interesting material, but is badly written. The authors don't seem to be well-acquainted with modern work on protein structure. The conclusions are open to serious criticism. The discussion contains numerous misrepresentations of previous authors work and statements that are purely speculative. The experimental results are interesting and should be published.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 1947].

Date received not given.
Physical descriptionStandardised form (type E), note on paper and letter on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rspa.1947.0067
Related records in the catalogueRR/69/66
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6313Chibnall; Albert Charles (1894 - 1988)1894 - 1988
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