BIOLOGIC EFFECTS OF PINEAL EXTRACT (HANSON): AMPLIFICATION OF EFFECTS IN THE YOUNG RESULTING FROM THE TREATMENT OF SUCCESSIVE GENERATIONS OF PARENT RATS

@article{Rowntree1936BIOLOGICEO,
  title={BIOLOGIC EFFECTS OF PINEAL EXTRACT (HANSON): AMPLIFICATION OF EFFECTS IN THE YOUNG RESULTING FROM THE TREATMENT OF SUCCESSIVE GENERATIONS OF PARENT RATS},
  author={L. G. Rowntree and J. H. Clark and A. Steinberg and A. M. Hanson},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1936},
  volume={106},
  pages={370-373}
}
Because of the pathognomonic syndrome observed in young individuals affected with pineal tumors, clinicians are always keenly interested to learn something new concerning the function of the pineal gland. To date, however, this has remained one of nature's best guarded secrets. This gland has been known since ancient times. Galen wrote "It is in substance glandular.... It was devised for the same purpose as other glands of the body." Descartes regarded it as the seat of the soul. In some… Expand
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