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Paper, 'On the physiology of the embryonic heart (preliminary communication)' by John William Pickering

Reference number: PP/20/26

Date: 24 November 1892

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Pickering writes: 'The object of the following experiments has been to study the effect of varying conditions on the heart previous to the development of a nervous mechanism, and thus to throw some light on the discussion as to the relative importance of the two factors in the heart's action, viz., the contractile tissue and the nervous elements. The heart I have used is that of the chick at a period of incubation of seventy-two hours at a temperature of 38°C.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Embryology

Received 25 November 1892. Read 26 January 1893. Communicated by William Dobinson Halliburton.

A version of this paper was published in volume 52 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On the physiology of the embryonic heart (preliminary communication)'.

Reference number
PP/20/26
Earliest possible date
24 November 1892
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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8 pages
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Typescript

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John William Pickering

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John William Pickering, Paper, 'On the physiology of the embryonic heart (preliminary communication)' by John William Pickering, 24 November 1892, PP/20/26, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_20_26/paper-on-the-physiology-of-the-embryonic-heart-preliminary-communication-by-john-william-pickering, accessed on 26 February 2024

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