Notes dated Nov. 16 - 18 from laboratory notebook 3A 16/09/ - 22/12/1921
Banting, Frederick Grant, Sir, 1891-1941
Nov. 16 - 18 
2 leaves ; 21 x 13 cm.
Item is 2 pages of notes made in pencil, in Banting's hand. Records observations made for Dog 27 and the first experiment using extract made from foetal calf pancreas.
MS. COLL. 76 (Banting), Box 6A, Folder 11
Title based on contents of item.
The discovery that an effective extract could be made from foetal calf pancreas, readily obtainable from local slaughterhouses, was an important step forward since it meant researchers no longer had to carry out pancreatectomies to obtain the extract.
Insulin - Early experimentsDogs as laboratory animals