Year-book of Pharmacy

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John Churchill & Sons, 1919 - British Pharmaceutical Conference
Includes the transactions of the British Pharmaceutical Conference at its 7th-64th annual meetings.

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Page 371 - Beyond this place of wrath and tears Looms but the Horror of the shade, And yet the menace of the years Finds and shall find me unafraid. It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll, I am the master of my fate : I am the captain of my soul.
Page 533 - For Prospectus and full information apply personally or by letter to the Dean, WJ FENTON, MD, FRCP, Charing Cross Hospital Medical School.
Page 328 - Proposals for establishing or developing special institutions or departments of existing institutions for the scientific study of problems affecting particular industries and trades. 3. The establishment and award of Research Studentships and Fellowships.
Page 41 - The section remains until it assumes a purplish yellow, about three to five minutes or less. 6. Wash in water. 7. Differentiate in 95 per cent, alcohol. The red reappears and some of it is washed out. Some of the yellow of the picric acid is also washed out. 8. Wash in water. 9. Stain in Stirling's gentian violet five minutes or more.
Page 243 - For almost a hundred years America had remained the most important source of the world supply of cotton. The mechanization of the European woollen industry proceeded more slowly than that of the cotton industry, and it was not until the second half of the nineteenth century that the European woollen industry completely out-stripped the domestic supply of wool. By that time, sheep, brought to the grasslands of the Southern hemisphere by the Europeans, had begun to multiply extensively; wool from the...
Page 331 - ... and the colder the water the better works the machine. Sometimes it happens that boiler and cooler are both contained in the same brain, and each country can boast of a few such in a century : but most of us have to remain satisfied with forming only an incomplete part of the engine of research. But while it is necessary to recognize the great work done by the unprofessional scientists, it seems not untimely to draw their attention to the damage done to themselves if they overstep their legitimate...
Page 40 - A mushy or disintegrated appearance of the solid parts of the contents of the Jars. The toxin that B. botulinus produces after several weeks or months' growth in a sealed jar may be entirely destroyed by boiling for five minutes, although the spores of B. botulinus are not killed by this treatment. It is the toxin and not the spores that produces illness, for the bacilli do not produce toxin when taken into the body. Therefore, any canned goods that are in the least suspicious should be emptied into...
Page 40 - ... minutes. They can then be eaten without danger. Since B. botulinus produces toxin only in material that has been sealed in an air-tight 'container for a week or more, and since it produces no toxin in the human body, there is no danger of botulism from uncooked fruit or vegetables or from those freshly cooked.
Page 40 - Thesmallest taste will be fatal if the toxin is strong. There are three signs of spoilage from B. botulinus, any one of which is sufficient to condemn the jar. These are : (a) Gas bubbles in the jars, the tops of the jars blown, and a squirt of liquid as the top is unscrewed, (b) An odour somewhat resembling rancid cheese, (c) A mushy or disintegrated appearance of the solid parts of the contents of the jars. The toxin that B. botulinus produces after several weeks or months...

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