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Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on two papers 'The nitrifying process and its specific ferment.—Part I' by Percy Faraday Frankland and Grace C Frankland, and 'Development of the sympathetic nervous system mammals' by A M Paterson

Reference number: RR/10/342

Date: 26 May 1890

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First paper - Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Has read the paper, and the reports by Edward Emanuel Klein [RR/10/343] and Robert Warrington [RR/10/341], and is more in agreement with the second report. Suggests the appendix be returned to the authors for 'further elaboration'.

Subject: Chemistry, Botany

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1890]

Second paper - Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The work is good but not conclusive.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 1890]

Reference number
RR/10/342
Earliest possible date
26 May 1890
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Letter on paper
Page extent
6 pages
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Manuscript

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Edwin Ray Lankester

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Edwin Ray Lankester, Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on two papers 'The nitrifying process and its specific ferment.—Part I' by Percy Faraday Frankland and Grace C Frankland, and 'Development of the sympathetic nervous system mammals' by A M Paterson, 26 May 1890, RR/10/342, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_10_342/referees-report-by-edwin-ray-lankester-on-two-papers-the-nitrifying-process-and-its-specific-fermentpart-i-by-percy-faraday-frankland-and-grace-c-frankland-and-development-of-the-sympathetic-nervous-system-mammals-by-a-m-paterson, accessed on 23 May 2024

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