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DCP-LETT-9061A

To Edward Frankland   21 September [1873]

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Summary

Although CD’s experiments with pepsin were unsuccessful, he observed that the glands [of Drosera] as far as acid is concerned act just as the stomach of a mammal. Further experiments detailed. The secretion must contain something analogous to pepsin. [See 9062.]

Summary

Although CD’s experiments with pepsin were unsuccessful, he observed that the glands [of Drosera] as far as acid is concerned act just as the stomach of a mammal. Further experiments detailed. The secretion must contain something analogous to pepsin. [See 9062.]

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-9061A
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Frankland, Edward
Sent from
Down
Source of text
The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester
Physical description
9pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 9061A,” accessed on 30 September 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-9061A

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