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In addition to the core collection, the following are available:

  • Banting's scrapbooks - page images of three scrapbooks, compiled by FG Banting, documenting his career and personal life. Selected items in the scrapbooks have also been individually described and included in the core collection. These items are listed on each scrapbook page.
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Quantitative parallelism of effect of insulin in man, dog and rabbit
The internal secretion of the pancreas.
On the influence of intravenous injections of an extract of the pancreas on experimental pancreatic diabetes
Studies in the physiology of the liver
Quelques réactions chimiques et physiques, appliquée a l'extrait aqueux du pancréas, des substances protéiques en excès
Divers procédès pour introduire l'extrait pancréatique dand l'organisme d'un animal diabétique
Action de la sécrétion interne du pancréas sur diférents oganes et en particulier sur la sécrétion rénale
Insulin and diabetes: letter to the editor
Insulin and diabetes: letter to the editor
Insulin: letter to the editor
Insulin: letter to the editor
Discussion on diabetes and insulin
On a possible mode of causation of diabetes mellitus
The administration of insulin by inunction
Some clinical results of the use of insulin
Insulin and diabetes: letter to the editor
Insulin and diabetes mellitus: letter to the editor
A note on the nature of the sugar of the blood
Versuche zur behandlung des diabetes mellitus mit dem zuelzerschen pankrashormon
Some properties of an active constituent of pancreas (insulin)
The Lewis and Benedict method for the estimation of blood sugar, with some observations obtained in disease
Aqueous extracts of pancreas
On the change in the nature of the blood sugar of diabetics caused by insulin
Effects of insulin on diabetic dogs
The internal secretion of the pancreas and its application to the treatment of diabetes mellitus