Publisher Information: Berkeley: University of California Press, 1922.
Evans, Herbert McLean (1882-1971) and Joseph A. Long (1879-1953). The oestrous cycle in the rat and its associated phenomena. , 148pp. 11 plates, folding table. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1922. 324 x 247 mm. Original cloth, paper spine label, light wear, inner hinge cracking, library card pocket inside back cover. Very good. Author’s Copy, with his stamp on the front endpaper.
First Edition. A summary of the Evans-Long research giving the first description of the estrous cycle of the rat, which was essential to the isolation of female sex hormones. Long and Evans’ researches in this area also led to the discovery of the growth hormone of the anterior pituitary; see Garrison-Morton.com 1163.Book Id: 44329