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This volume is based upon a meeting held in honor of Dr. George W. Thorn in London in July, 1960. The problem of the action of adrenocortical hormones is considered primarily with regard to the effects of glucocorticoids on carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism. The discussion which followed each presentation provides, as usual, pithy comment on the current thinking in the field. Dr. C. N. H. Long, whose classic paper of 1940 remains a reasonable summary of our knowledge of the subject, contributes a clear and concise review of advances since that time. Other contributors include A. Korner, from the
Metabolic Effects of Adrenal Hormones. Ciba Foundation Study Group No. 6.. Ann Intern Med. ;55:349. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-2-349
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