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The physiology of insulin and its source in the animal body: Nobel lecture delivered at Stockholm on May 26th 1925
The effect of insulin on the metabolism of normal dogs
The influence of insulin on glycogen formation in normal animals
The effect on the blood sugar of fish of various conditions including removal of the principal islets (isletectomy)
Insulin
The influence of the nutritional condition of the animal on the hypoglycaemia produced by insulin
The history of the discovery of insulin
Some recent advances in endocrinology
Experiments on the mechanism of action of insulin
Effect of insulin (pancreatic extract) on the sugar consumption of the isolated surviving rabbit heart
Possible sources of insulin
An insulin-like material in various tissues of the normal and diabetic animal
Reminiscences of the researches which led to the discovery of insulin
The effect of pancreatic extract (insulin) on normal rabbits
Behaviour of depancreatized dogs kept alive with insulin
The source of insulin: a study of the effect produced on blood sugar by extracts of the pancreas and principal islets of fishes