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Recommended for publication in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, as an abstract. The results of the experiments are 'entirely negative', and without accompanying statements or considerations. The authors' theory has been found to be erroneous.

Subject: Physiology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1895]

Reference number
RR/12/393
Earliest possible date
27 May 1895
Physical description
Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Edwin Ray Lankester

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Edwin Ray Lankester, Referee's report by Edwin Ray Lankester, on a paper 'An attempt to cultivate parasitic protozoa from malignant tumours, vaccinia, molluscum contagiosum, and certain normal tissues, together with infection experiments carried out with the culture media, and a note on the treatment of cancer' by Samuel George Shattock and Charles A Ballance, 27 May 1895, RR/12/393, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_12_393/referees-report-by-edwin-ray-lankester-on-a-paper-an-attempt-to-cultivate-parasitic-protozoa-from-malignant-tumours-vaccinia-molluscum-contagiosum-and-certain-normal-tissues-together-with-infection-experiments-carried-out-with-the-culture-media-and-a-note-on-the-treatment-of-cancer-by-samuel-george-shattock-and-charles-a-ballance, accessed on 22 July 2024

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