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In the familiar Heffner-Heubner tradition 20 recognized experts have collected virtually everything that was written about the posterior pituitary peptides and their congeners up to 1967 in 16 loosely related reviews. The result is a massive, meticulous, monumental volume that will serve as an indispensable reference source for teachers and scholars for years to come. One can hardly imagine how many man-hours of labor must have gone into the production of this encyclopedic account of two modest octapeptides. There are authoritative essays on structure of the neurohypophysis, chemistry and bioassay of the hormones, renal, uterine, and vascular effects, role of
Neurohypophysial Hormones and Similar Polypeptides.. Ann Intern Med. ;69:1338. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-6-1338_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(6):1338.
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