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The proceedings of this symposium represent a commendable effort to present a comprehensive picture of the gastrointestinal tract in protein metabolism. This objective is never reached, for the broad scope of the subject and the multi-disciplinary approach used in the attempt to bring it into perspective are at one and the same time defeating of purpose and rewarding in results. It is almost true that too much has been viewed too briefly, from too many viewpoints, but the fascinating interrelationships woven in this symposium among various aspects of biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, nutrition, and the gastrointestinal tract offer brief excursions into
The Role of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Protein-Metabolism.. Ann Intern Med. ;62:1104–1105. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-5-1104_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(5):1104-1105.
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