by Edsall, John T.
1985. First edition. Edsall, John T. (1902-2002). Carbon dioxide transport in blood: Equilibrium between red cells and plasma. The work of D. D. Van Slyke and L. J. Henderson, 1920-1928. Offprint from History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 7 (1985). 105-120pp. 241 x 170 mm. Without wrappers as issued. With Edsall's presentation inscription to Nobel Laureate Max Perutz (1914-2002) on the front wrapper: "To Max with regards from John." First Edition, offprint issue. A discussion of the researches of biochemists Donald D. Van Slyke (1883-1971) and Lawrence J. Henderson (1878-1942) on the mechanisms of blood gas transport. Edsall, professor of chemistry at Harvard Medical School, was one of the early investigators of proteins; he presented this copy of his paper to his friend Max Perutz, who shared the 1962 Nobel Prize in chemistry with John Kendrew for for their studies of the structures of hemoglobin and globular proteins. . (Inventory #: 40707)