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Paper, 'The reserve proteid of the asparagus root' by Sidney Howard Vines and Joseph Reynolds Green

Reference number: PP/20/13

Date: 1892

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The author writes: 'The object of research was the determination of the nature of the substance, presumably a proteid, from which is formed the asparagin which is so abundantly present in the young shoots of the plant in the spring. The researches were carried on during the springs of 1891 and 1892, and results have been obtained which are sufficiently definite for publication.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Biology

Received 10 June 1892. Read 16 June 1892.

A version of this paper was published in volume 52 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'The reserve proteid of the asparagus root'.

Reference number
PP/20/13
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1892
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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5 pages
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Manuscript

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Sidney Howard Vines

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Joseph Reynolds Green

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Sidney Howard Vines, Joseph Reynolds Green, Paper, 'The reserve proteid of the asparagus root' by Sidney Howard Vines and Joseph Reynolds Green, 1892, PP/20/13, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_20_13/paper-the-reserve-proteid-of-the-asparagus-root-by-sidney-howard-vines-and-joseph-reynolds-green, accessed on 24 June 2024

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