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On the influence of intravenous injections of an extract of the pancreas on experimental pancreatic diabetes
Action de la sécrétion interne du pancréas sur diférents oganes et en particulier sur la sécrétion rénale
Experimentelle utersuchungen über den diabetes
The action of intravenous injections of pancreas emulsions in experimental diabetes
Influences of pancreatic perfusates upon the carbohydrate metabolism of depancreatized animals
Action de l'extrait pancréatique injecté dans le sang, chez un animal diabétique
Letter to Mr. Chas. H. Riches 7/10/1922
Letter to Professor John R. Murlin regarding a patent for an anti-diabetic agent 2/10/1922
United States patent no. 1,027,790: pancreas preparation suitable for the treatment of diabetes
Application for United States patent no. 1,027,790: pancreas preparation suitable for the treatment of diabetes
Letter to Professor J. J. R. Macleod 5/12/1925
Letter to Professor Macleod 7/10/1927
Letter to Professor Macleod 20/09/1922
Letter to Professor Macleod 22/06/1926
Letter to Professor G. Zuelzer 21/10/1927
Letter to Professor Macleod 5/11/1927
Photograph of Israel S. Kleiner
Letter to Monsieur le Professeur Banting 5/02/1923
Letter to F. G. Banting 23/11/1923
The overcoming of diabetes: New facts about insulin
Priority in discovery of a substance derived from the pancreas, active in carbohydrate metabolism