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Paper, 'Preliminary account of the structure of the cells of the liver and the changes which take place in them under various conditions' by J N [John Newport] Langley

Reference number: PP/2/3

Date: 1882

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Langley writes: 'I have examined the structure of the liver-cells in the frog, toad, newt, the common snake, the grey lizard, the roach and smelt, the pigeon, and various mammals. In all these the “resting" liver cells have the following common points of structure. The protoplasm is arranged in the form of a network or honeycomb, the meshes or spaces of which are in all parts of the cell of much the same size; the outer parts of the cell are formed of a thin layer of slightly modified protoplasm with which, however, the network is continuous.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Physiology

Received 24 April 1882. Read 27 April 1882. Communicated by Michael Foster.

A version of this paper was published in volume 34 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'Preliminary account of the structure of the cells of the liver and the changes which take place in them under various conditions'.

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PP/2/3
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1882
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Ink and graphite pencil on paper
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22 pages
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Manuscript

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John Newport Langley, Paper, 'Preliminary account of the structure of the cells of the liver and the changes which take place in them under various conditions' by J N [John Newport] Langley, 1882, PP/2/3, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pp_2_3/paper-preliminary-account-of-the-structure-of-the-cells-of-the-liver-and-the-changes-which-take-place-in-them-under-various-conditions-by-j-n-john-newport-langley, accessed on 23 July 2024

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    Dates: 1882 - 1894

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