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Glucagon: Chemistry and Function in Health and Disease, is another in a series of monographs which is designed to integrate the accumulation of biochemical information with clinical knowledge. Foa and Galansino have accomplished this purpose with admirable scholarship and clarity.
In 80—almost too few pages—the reader is treated to an exhaustive review and summarization of an extensive literature, 724 references. Nevertheless, the authors have managed to adequately treat the areas of controversy, for example, the relationship of glucagon to fat metabolism to glucose utilization and to diabetes mellitus without seriously dissipating the reader's attention. In all instances excepting one (reference
Glucagon: Chemistry and Function in Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;58:386. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-2-386_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(2):386.
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