The effect of the thymus gland in producing tetany is due to a specific tetany toxin produced by and contained in the thymus, and the thymus gland must be added to the group of glands for which the function of internal secretion has been demonstrated.
Article| September 20 1918
FURTHER PROOF OF THE EXISTENCE OF A SPECIFIC TETANY-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE IN THE THYMUS GLAND
From the Laboratories of The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research.
Received: July 08 1918
Online Issn: 1540-7748
Print Issn: 0022-1295
Copyright, 1918, by The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research
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Eduard Uhlenhuth; FURTHER PROOF OF THE EXISTENCE OF A SPECIFIC TETANY-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE IN THE THYMUS GLAND . J Gen Physiol 20 September 1918; 1 (1): 33–36. doi: https://doi.org/10.1085/jgp.1.1.33
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