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Referee's report by William Rutherford, on five papers 'On the effect of electrical stimulation of the frog’s heart, and its modification by cold, heat, and the action of drugs', 'On the action of alkaline and acid on muscle', 'On the action of ammonia and its salts, and of hydrocyanic acid upon muscle and nerve' and 'On absorption of gas by the intestines' [np] by Thomas Lauder Brunton and John Theodore Cash; 'The effects of certain modifying influences on the latent period of muscle contraction' by Gerald Francis Yeo and John Theodore Cash

Reference number: RR/9/5

Date: 04 February 1882

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First four papers by Brunton and Cash recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions.
Paper by Yeo and Cash recommended for publication in Proceedings.

Subject: Physiology / Chemistry

['On the effect of electrical stimulation of the frog’s heart, and its modification by cold, heat, and the action of drugs' published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1881].
['On the action of alkaline and acid on muscle' not published].
['On the action of ammonia and its salts, and of hydrocyanic acid upon muscle and nerve' published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1881].
['On absorption of gas by the intestines' not published].
['The effects of certain modifying influences on the latent period of muscle contraction' published in Proceedings of the Royal Society, 1881].

Reference number
RR/9/5
Earliest possible date
04 February 1882
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Letter on paper
Page extent
3 pages
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Manuscript

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William Rutherford

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William Rutherford, Referee's report by William Rutherford, on five papers 'On the effect of electrical stimulation of the frog’s heart, and its modification by cold, heat, and the action of drugs', 'On the action of alkaline and acid on muscle', 'On the action of ammonia and its salts, and of hydrocyanic acid upon muscle and nerve' and 'On absorption of gas by the intestines' [np] by Thomas Lauder Brunton and John Theodore Cash; 'The effects of certain modifying influences on the latent period of muscle contraction' by Gerald Francis Yeo and John Theodore Cash, 04 February 1882, RR/9/5, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_5/referees-report-by-william-rutherford-on-five-papers-on-the-effect-of-electrical-stimulation-of-the-frogs-heart-and-its-modification-by-cold-heat-and-the-action-of-drugs-on-the-action-of-alkaline-and-acid-on-muscle-on-the-action-of-ammonia-and-its-salts-and-of-hydrocyanic-acid-upon-muscle-and-nerve-and-on-absorption-of-gas-by-the-intestines-np-by-thomas-lauder-brunton-and-john-theodore-cash-the-effects-of-certain-modifying-influences-on-the-latent-period-of-muscle-contraction-by-gerald-francis-yeo-and-john-theodore-cash, accessed on 27 February 2024

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