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In this time of multiauthored monographs and symposium volumes it is refreshing to find a man who is brave enough to attempt a book that deals with the adrenal steroids at virtually all wavelengths of the scientific spectrum, from organic chemistry to therapy. The first 14 chapters are devoted to the fundamentals of steroid chemistry, biosynthesis, measurement, excretion, metabolic alteration, cellular mechanism of action, role in inflammation and immunity, and related topics. The selection of material is generally excellent, the presentation lucid, and the continuity admirable—partially the result of the intelligence of a single man filtering a massive amount of
Adrenal Steroids and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;77:666–667. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-4-666
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(4):666-667.
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