Vitamins

VITAMIN In 1873 Forster demonstrated that animals died when fed only with protein, fat, carbohydrates, water, and salt. In 1881 Nikolai Ivanovic Lunnin (1853–1937) proved that adding milk to their diet increased survival. Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861–1947) extended the studies in 1912 and proved the existence of accessory food factors, later named vitamins. The first was identified by a Polish chemist Casimir Funk (1884–1967) in 1911 and prevented beriberi. He named it ‘vitamine’. The second, a fat soluble product which prevented eye changes, was discovered by Elmer Verner McCollum (1879–1967) from the University of Wisconsin in 1913 and named ‘fat soluble A’.



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The Work of Sir Robert McCarrison, H. M. (ed) Sinclair, Faber & Faber, 1953
The Work of Sir Robert McCarrison, H. M. (ed) Sinclair, Faber & Faber, 1953
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Tropical Diseases, A Manual of the Diseases of the Warm Climate by Sir Patrick Manson, 5th Edition, revised and enlarged, 1914
Tropical Diseases, A Manual of the Diseases of the Warm Climate by Sir Patrick Manson, 5th Edition, revised and enlarged, 1914
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The Work of Sir Robert McCarrison, H M Sinclair, Faber & Faber, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Faber & Faber, 1953
The Work of Sir Robert McCarrison, H M Sinclair, Faber & Faber, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Faber & Faber, 1953
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The Newer Knowledge of Nutrition McCollum, E.V.; Keiles, Elsa-Orent 1939
The Newer Knowledge of Nutrition McCollum, E.V.; Keiles, Elsa-Orent 1939
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Biological Standardisation of the Vitamins, Katherine C Howard, Williams and Wilkins Co. Baltimore, 1947
Biological Standardisation of the Vitamins, Katherine C Howard, Williams and Wilkins Co. Baltimore, 1947
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The Newer Knowledge of Nutrition, E.V. McCollum; Elsa-Orent Keiles, The Macmillan Company, London, 1939.
The Newer Knowledge of Nutrition, E.V. McCollum; Elsa-Orent Keiles, The Macmillan Company, London, 1939.
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THE BIOLOGICAL STANDARDISATION OF THE VITAMINS, Baillere Tindall & Cox, London, First Edition 1938 Katharine H Coward
THE BIOLOGICAL STANDARDISATION OF THE VITAMINS, Baillere Tindall & Cox, London, First Edition 1938 Katharine H Coward
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The Nutrition of Man, Russel H Chittenden, Yale University,  Illustrated First Edition 1907
The Nutrition of Man, Russel H Chittenden, Yale University, Illustrated First Edition 1907
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Physiology and National Needs by W.D. Halliburton, professor of physiology at Kings College London, First Edition 1919
Physiology and National Needs by W.D. Halliburton, professor of physiology at Kings College London, First Edition 1919
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