W. V. Thorpe

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The production of odorous urine after the ingestion of asparagus has been shown to occur in 43% of 800 volunteers investigated. This characteristics is reproducible over a 12-month-period and has been shown to remain with individuals for virtually a lifetime. Family studies suggest that the ability to produce the odorous urine is inherited as an autosomal(More)
In the rabbit 2:3:5:6-tetrachloronitrobenzene is metabolized by reduction of the nitro group, hydroxylation and mercapturic acid formation (Bray, Hybs, James & Thorpe, 1953). The last reaction is of particular interest since it is accompanied by loss of a nitro group directly attached to the benzene ring. Two further examples of this type of reaction were(More)