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Cultivation of tissues in vitro and its technique. Offprint. H. M. Evans copy
1911. Carrel, Alexis (1873-1944) and Montrose T. Burrows (1884-1947). Cultivation of tissues in vitro and its technique. Offprint from The Journal of Experimental Medicine 13 (1911). 387-396pp. 9 plates. 266 x 183 mm. (unopened). Original printed wrappers. Light toning but fine. From the library of Herbert M. Evans (1882-1971), discoverer of Vitamin E, with his stamps on the front wrapper. First Edition, Offprint Issue. Carrel and Burrows took Ross G. Harrison's method for short-term growth of living embryonic tissue and transformed it into "a generalized method for the cultivation of all kinds of tissues, embryonic and adult, amphibian, mammalian and human, normal and pathological . . . they outlined the possibility of serial cultivation of these tissues outside the body in media of known composition as well as their use in the analysis of cancer and other pathogenic phenomena" (Landecker, Culturing Life, p. 53). Carrel received the Nobel Prize in 1912 for pioneering vascular suturing techniques. 560.
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