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Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'Micro-chemical researches on the digestion of starch and amylaceous foods' by Phillip Burnard Ayres

Reference number: RR/4/11

Date: May 1855

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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society'. Referee states he is 'decidedly of the opinion that no useful purpose would be served by publishing the paper'

Subject: Chemistry

[Published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1856]

Reference number
RR/4/11
Earliest possible date
May 1855
Physical description
Letter on Paper
Page extent
8 pages
Format
Manuscript

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William Sharpey

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William Sharpey, Referee's report by William Sharpey, on a paper 'Micro-chemical researches on the digestion of starch and amylaceous foods' by Phillip Burnard Ayres, May 1855, RR/4/11, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_4_11/referees-report-by-william-sharpey-on-a-paper-micro-chemical-researches-on-the-digestion-of-starch-and-amylaceous-foods-by-phillip-burnard-ayres, accessed on 20 July 2024

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