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The demonstration of a hormone in plant tissues to be known as glucokinin
Effect of plant extracts on blood sugar (by cable)
Glucokinin.  A demonstration of a hypoglycaemia-producing principle in the crystalline style of the clam
Glucokinin [third paper]
Glucokinin a new hormone present in plant tissue.  Preliminary paper
Glucokinin.  Second paper
Use of yeast extracts in diabetes
Letter to President Falconer regarding obtaining insulin from yeast 14/03/1923
Letter to Dr. John R. Williams 17/04/1923