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Letter from William Ewart Gye, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons. V' by G M Badger, James Wilfred Cook, C L Hewett, Ernest Laurence Kennaway, N M Kennaway, R H Martin and A M Robinson to J C Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society

Reference number: RR/67/12

Date: 30 September 1940

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Sectional committee: [Physiology]

Recommends the tables for publication as they offer evidence of association between molecular structure and carcinogenic activity. The tables are 'certainly formidable' but are of value. One of the footnotes is unclear and should be modified.

[Published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 1940].

Date received not given.

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30 September 1940
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William Ewart Gye, Letter from William Ewart Gye, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons. V' by G M Badger, James Wilfred Cook, C L Hewett, Ernest Laurence Kennaway, N M Kennaway, R H Martin and A M Robinson to J C Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, 30 September 1940, RR/67/12, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_67_12/letter-from-william-ewart-gye-on-a-paper-the-production-of-cancer-by-pure-hydrocarbons-v-by-g-m-badger-james-wilfred-cook-c-l-hewett-ernest-laurence-kennaway-n-m-kennaway-r-h-martin-and-a-m-robinson-to-j-c-griffith-davies-assistant-secretary-of-the-royal-society, accessed on 22 June 2024

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